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“When Life Gives You Hands, Make it Handmade”
Tamarind Tree is a Lifestyle Brand established by Shamli Das that employs Indian Folk Art on home decor products, stationery and fashion accessories. A self-learned Madhubani artist, Shamli has her own take on Madhubani while maintaining the original essence of the art form. Every piece at Tamarind Tree is designed, hand-drawn and hand-painted by Shamli herself in her unique style.
A Chartered Accountant and a former corporate professional, Shamli chose to pursue her long cherished dream of a career in art. “The saying ‘Do a job that you like and you would have not worked a single day in your life’ has been my motto since then. Working with my hands is the secret of my happiness. It offers a deep sense of satisfaction”, says an enthused Shamli.
One can get easily mesmerized by the finesse, attention to detail and happiness seen in Shamli’s designs. Along with the traditional Madhubani elements such as peacock, fish and elephant, her addition of other designs such as the owl, a variety of christmas elements and of course, the “Tamarind Tree”, truly makes her work stand out.
With a keen intent to sustain the art form, Shamli also conducts workshops for Madhubani Art in Bangalore quite often.