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  • Maharaja Exhibit at the Asian Art Museum, San Francisco

    Maharaja— the mere mention of the word brings to mind images of colorfully decorated elephants and turbaned Indian Kings be-jeweled in diamonds, emeralds, gold, rubies, brocades and layers of pearls.  The translation of Maharaja, from its Sanskrit root, is ‘king of kings’ and ‘great king’.   […]

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  • Emeralds for Elephants

    Emeralds for Elephants

    As the cities in India expand creating more traffic jams, the age-old tradition of transport– elephants and their masters, are squeezed between cargo trucks, taxis and motor scooters down the narrow streets. Sixty percent of the Asian elephant population is in India; therefore saving the […]

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