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The courtship of lovebirds inspires the design of this necklace by Chander Kant. He carves the kadam wood pendant by hand with exquisite detail featuring the legendary Indian openwork style known as jali. The pendant centers a long beaded necklace.
Chander's family have been carvers for generations. He grew-up watching his father, uncle and other relatives carve but it is his grandfather that taught him. His family has a small workshop that produces wood jewelry and other carvings using chisels and traditional hand tools. Chander regularly conducts workshops and other educational training sessions for thousands of artisans from all over India. He is dedicated to preserving wood carving and other traditional Indian arts. He is a prominently recognized artisan and has received numerous awards.
Chander provides for his two children and is determined to give them every opportunity to succeed in life.
Chander provides for the education of his two children.