Friday, July 8, 2011


When I saw this flower in the yahoo image search I was really touched. So I tried my hand on it. It came out really well. I'm not the perfect quiller but I guess it's nice! The picture on the card is The Temple of Tooth Relic. Read the description below..

Sri Dalada Maligawa  or The Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic is a Buddhist temple in the city of Kandy, Sri Lanka. It is located in the royal palace complex which houses the Relic of the tooth of Buddha. Since ancient times, the relic has played an important role in local politics because it is believed that whoever holds the relic holds the governance of the country. Kandy was the last capital of the Sinhalese kings and is a UNESCO world heritage site partly due to the temple.


This is one of the paintings that can be seen on   the western face of the Sigiriya rock, covering an area 140 metres long and 40 metres high. There are references in the graffiti to 500 ladies in these paintings. 


I made this for a swap. I used quilled flowers to embellish it. The background picture shows Sigiriya of which you can find a description below.

Sigiriya (Lion's rock) is a large stone an ancient rock fortress and palace ruin in the central of Sri Lanka surrounded by the remains of an extensive network of gardens, reservoirs, and other structures. A popular tourist destination, Sigiriya is also renowned for its ancient paintings (Frescos) which are reminiscent of the Ajanta Caves of India. It is one of the seven World Heritage Sites of Sri Lanka.It's also declared by the UNESCO as the 8th Wonder of the world.