Magnificent, and fierce, 'Kali' (goddess) statement ring
Design code: PBZ-1652(K)-R
Handcrafted in sterling silver with genuine hand-painted miniature painting/artwork enclosed between a silver plate and a glass front. Accented with fine hand-painted enamel work.
Combining a statement-making, almost architectural, form with a powerful artwork, this ring will instantly elevate any look and start many a conversation.
A destroyer of evil forces, Kali, a Hindu goddess, is considered the most powerful form of Shakti. Seen as the divine protector and the one who bestows moksha/liberation, she destroys the evil in order to protect the innocent.
Peer in and you'll notice the stunning level of details that the masterful strokes of the miniature artist have managed to fit in the 2 cm by 2 cm square. Depicted as blue per popular folk art traditions, Her eyes red with intoxication and rage, hair disheveled, and the characteristic tongue lolling. Also seen- Khadga (crescent-shaped sword/giant sickle) in a raised hand, and a garland consisting of human heads. The sword signifies divine knowledge and the heads, the ego which must be slain by divine knowledge in order to attain moksha.
Dimensions: (face of the ring) 3.2 cms long and 3.2 cms at the widest. Adjustable size.
In a quaint home-cum-studio in Rajasthan, each miniature is deftly painted, using centuries-old techniques. Please allow for minor variations in the artwork and color, in keeping with their hand-painted nature.