Bridging Arts

Thursday, 6 May 2010

News of Nilesh Mistry's elephant - and an embroidered elephant in Selfridges

The Elephant Parade has just been launched. Nilesh Mistry, winner of the first British Sari Story competition, emails to say that his Heavenly Jewel elephant is in Leicester Square, opposite the Radio One building. "I don't think I could have asked for a nicer spot." There are a few others in the gardens too.

He also says there is an elephant - in the Selfridges basement  - which will be of great interest to embroiderers.   It's  by a couple of Indian fashion designers and bright pink with an amazing hand embroidered throw made from gold threads, beads and mirrors. They've called it Heaven's Haathi...