I love these wonderfully artful little round playing cards. You can read about them here: About Ganjapa Playing Cards. They are traditionally painted in the Orissa Art Tradition which, if you are interested, you can find out more about here: About The Orissa Art Tradition.
In the mean time, here is a small gallery of individual cards:
Here are two modern designs:
And, last but not least…
How fun is this?
Rankin, photographer and founder of Dazed and Confused magazine, created an incredible photographic series of more than a dozen decontextualized irises. Scrolling through these images is quite trance-inducing. The project is called EyeScapes.
Kohbar Painting or simply Kohbar is auspicious marriage diagram, a traditional Madhubani painting design made by women from Madhubani and Mithila region on the occasion of wedding. In Mithila region, a room which is used to perform ritual activities is termed as Kohbar and the painting painted on the wall is termed as Kohbar. More info here: About Madhubani Marriage Mandala Art.