Ode to Siblings

A Sibling may be the keeper of one’s identity, the only person with the keys to one’s unfettered, more fundamental self – Marian Sandmaier.

It’s the time of the year to celebrate a relationship that evokes emotions that cannot be expressed but that tugs at your heart strings.

A day to respect, honour and memorialize your beloved friend, your confidant, your opponent, your sustainer, your dependent and an equal. Wishing all siblings a very happy raksha bandhan.

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In keeping with tradition, we have used the yellow and red tinged string and small flowers this year for our rakhis. They are eco friendly, light and easy to secure.  Flowers and colour choices can be based on what needs to be conveyed – Yellow for joy and friendliness, blue for sincerity and affection, purple for spirituality and wisdom, orange for creativity, red for love or white for purity. Or a mix of colours to represent your warmth and excitement.

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To artistic brothers, these exquisite rakhis might touch a chord. Set on different shapes, intricate flowers are carefully affixed giving it a grand look. An oversized flower can be a great alternative too.

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Sisters are friends for life and they need to be showered with all things love…dainty ear rings for all the moments they made life easier…

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and clutches with elaborate work for keeping it together at tough times.

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“There’s no other love like the love for a brother. There’s no other love like the love from a brother.” – Terri Guillemets

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Bask in the moments as it is a day to appreciate all things wonderful. Happy Festivities!