African Beads with Kundan: A Royal mix across culture
Ms Adi Cloete, a jewellery designer by profession from South Africa
at JDTI on a jewellery project sponsored by the Commonwealth countries.
The Commonwealth Arts and Craft Award is given to 10 artists from
around the Commonwealth countries every two years.
The craft techniques kundan; a traditional Indian craft and South
African beadwork, which were studied by the students were unique
for their amalgamation of two cultures across the globe.
Ms Adi very patiently taught the students the intricacies of beadcraft
and shared her knowledge on different aspects of the craft.