Native Amerindians of Canada – Stamps of Canada 1975.

Native Amerindians of Canada – Stamps of Canada 1975.

Canada Post issued a set of four se-tenant stamps of 8c each on Native Amerindians and Indians of the Subarctic. The stamps feature

Kutchin Ceremonial Costume

Ojibwa Thunderbird

Crafts

Dance

CANADA FDC INDIANS
CANADA FDC 1975- INDIANS OF THE SUBARCTIC
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The Splendour of India – First Day Cover India 2017.

The Splendour of India – First Day Cover India 2017.

In 2017 India Post brought out 12 beautiful stamps to reflect the glory and magnificence of Indian Cultural & Heritage. All stamps were issued in Rs 25 denomination. These stamps were New Year Greeting Stamps. The First Day Covers, Brochure and Presentation Pack is listed.

INDIA SPLENDOUR FDC1
SPLENDOUR OF INDIA FDC (2)-2017
INDIA SPLENDOUR FDC2
SPLENDOUR OF INDIA FIRST DAY COVER(1) 2017
SPLENDOUR OF INDIA BROCHURE 2017
SPLENDOUR OF INDIA BROCHURE 2017
SPLENDOUR OF INDIA FDC PRESENTATION PACK 2017
SPLENDOUR OF INDIA FDC PRESENTATION PACK 2017

The Splendour of India – Sheetlet India 2017.

The Splendour of India – Sheetlet India 2017.

In 2017 India Post brought out 12 beautiful stamps to reflect the glory and magnificence of Indian Cultural & Heritage. All stamps were issued in Rs 25 denomination. These stamps were New Year Greeting Stamps. The designs on stamps are

Ganesh Pol – It is a strategically important entry for the Amber Fort near Jaipur in Amer. It is a fusion of Mughal and Rajput Architecture.

Pashmina -It is the highest grade Cashmere Wool.the stamp features a handspun Pashmina shawl woven in Kashmir with exquisite embroidery.

Chhau Mask -Chhau is a major classical Indian Dance mainly performed during festivals in the Indian States of Jharkhand, West Bengal and Odisha. It is found in three styles -Purulia Chhau in West Bengal, Seraikella Chhau of Jharkhand & Mayurbhanj Chhau of Odisha. The Purulia and Seraikella Chhau use masks. Each mask represents a character of the epic.

Bodhi tree  – It is sandstone relief structure in Sanchi Stupa complex of  Madhya Pradesh state in India. Buddha attained enlightenment under this tree.

Sarota – It is a scissor-like cutter made of metal & traditionally used to cut Areca nut into small pieces. Sarota is a beautiful Object d’art.

Peacock Gate  One of the four inner courtyard gates of Chandra Mahal in City Palace Jaipur in Rajasthan. It is dedicated to Lord Vishnu.

Chaitya Hall -These beautiful columns dating back to Ist Century BC are covered in carvings depicting life and work of Buddha. It is located in Karle, Maharashtra and is among the largest rock-cut Chaityas in India.

Thanjavur Paintings – These are panel paintings done on wooden planks with vibrant colours and embellishments of Gems, glass pieces and precious stones with gold foiling add to their appeal. They are from Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu.

Blue Pottery – Traditional Craft of Jaipur. It is named so due to predominant use of blue glaze painting technique.

Stained Glass – It shows the stained glass work of 16th Century at Bagore-Ki – Haveli in Udaipur Rajasthan.

Peitra Dura – It is a decorative art form which involved inlay technique of using cut and fitted polished precious stones to create images. It is a Persian art form and stamp features a table top in Peitra Dura on black marble.

Zardozi – The Zardozi carpets from Agra in UP involves Zardozi embroidery which is metal embroidery using gold and silver threads and studded with pearls and precious stones.

India Post released a variety of Items on these stamps. A Mixed sheetlet in a presentation pack is listed.

SPLENDOR OF INDIA SHEETLET 2017
SPLENDOUR  OF INDIA SHEETLET 2017
SPLENDOUR OF INDIA SHEETLET PRESENTATION PACK 2017
SPLENDOUR OF INDIA SHEETLET PRESENTATION PACK 2017

Popular Destinations of Bhutan- Miniature Sheet 2016

Popular Destinations of Bhutan- Miniature Sheet 2016

Bhutan – The Land of Thunder Dragon has many beautiful and Popular Tourist Destinations. Bhutan Post issued a miniature sheet containing seven stamps on these Popular destinations on 18 October 2016. The Destinations are

30 Nu- Layap Woman with Yak.

30 Nu- Punakha Dzong

30 Nu-Mebartsho (Burning Lake)

30 Nu- Children of Sakteng.

30 Nu- Taktshang (Tiger’s Nest)

30 Nu- Takin

30 Nu- Bamboo Basket

BHUTAN POPULAR DESTINATIONS MS
BHUTAN POPULAR DESTINATIONS MS 2016

First Day Cover -Handicrafts of India –  2018

India Post issued a miniature sheet with five stamps on Handicrafts of India on 31 Dec 2018. The stamps feature Geographical Indication (GI) registered Handicraft Products. A GI is a name or sign used on certain products which correspond to a specific geographical location or origin (i.e town, region or country).A FDC is listed

The Five stamps feature

Blue Pottery of Jaipur

Karnataka Bronzeware

Kutch Embroidery

Maddalam of Palakkad

Sikki Grass Products of Bihar

INDIA FDC HANDICRAFTS OF INDIA 2018
INDIA FDC HANDICRAFTS OF INDIA 2018

Handicrafts of India – Miniature Sheet – 2018

Handicrafts of India – Miniature Sheet – 2018

India Post issued a miniature sheet with five stamps on Handicrafts of India on 31 Dec 2018. The stamps feature Geographical Indication (GI) registered Handicraft Products. A GI is a name or sign used on certain products which correspond to a specific geographical location or origin (i.e town, region or country)

The Five stamps feature

Blue Pottery of Jaipur

Karnataka Bronzeware

Kutch Embroidery

Maddalam of Palakkad

Sikki Grass Products of Bihar

INDIA MS 2018 HANDICRAFTS
INDIA MS 2018 HANDICRAFTS

Pro Patria -Biblical Accounts on Stamps of Switzerland 1966

Pro Patria -Biblical Accounts on Stamps of Switzerland 1966

The theme for Pro Patria issue of 1966 was Biblical accounts. Swiss Post issued a set of Five Stamps on 01 Jun 1966. A FDC  with First Day Cancellation of Bern is listed.

The Biblical accounts featured on stamps are

5+5 ct – Heinrich Federer (1866-1928) Writer.

10+10 ct – Joseph’s Dream

20+10 ct – Joseph on the road.

30+10 ct – Maria with Child.

50+10 ct – The angel showing the right direction.

SWITZERLAND FDC PRO PATRIA 1966
SWITZERLAND FDC PRO PATRIA 1966 -BIBLICAL ACCOUNTS