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A Teacher’s Role carries an everlasting lifelong impact


A Teacher’s Role carries an everlasting lifelong impact

On the event of Teacher’s Day, City Bhaskar Jaipur carried a news on Leela Bordia as a Real Life Teacher, who though having no knowledge at all of the Blue Pottery craft, was still instrumental in promoting it to the International arena and due to her efforts it is now popularly known as Jaipur’s Blue Pottery craft the world over.

http://epaper.bhaskar.com/Jaipur/14/05092013/0/1/ 


Pimmi Mehta’s Kids Tour

Pimmi Mehta's Kids Tour comprising of 40 Students and 6 Faculty had come from Ahmedabad for taking an Onsite experience of the processes involved in the making of the delicate and intricate handmade Blue pottery handicrafts. They visited the Neerja International Workshop at Tejaji Nagar and spent some time there and interacted with the artisans there. Some of the students tried their hands on painting of some of the products under production. It was an exhilarating experience for them.

Pimmi Mehta with Mrs. Leela Bordia
Pimmi Mehta's Kids Tour comprising of 40 Students and 6 Faculty had come from Ahmedabad for taking an Onsite experience of the processes involved in the making of the delicate and intricate handmade Blue pottery handicrafts. They visited the Neerja International Workshop at Tejaji Nagar and spent some time there and interacted with the artisans there. Some of the students tried their hands on painting of some of the products under production. It was an exhilarating experience for them. The icing on the cake was the chance meeting of Pimmi Mehta with Leela Bordia at the Workshop. Thereafter the group also visited the Neerja Design Studio at Jacob Road, Civil Lines, jaipur to see the amazing display of the Blue Pottery items and shopped to their heart's delight. It was a great time that they spent at the store.

Pimmi Mehta with Mrs. Leela Bordia

Pimmi Mehta’s Kids Tour

Pimmi Mehta’s Kids Tour

Pimmi Mehta’s Kids Tour

Neerja Custom Designed Products Now Available @ wisteria.com

Wisteria

 

Neerja custom designed products now also available on www.wisteria.com

 

Dimensions: 3.5"dia. x 0.25"hW8225 Neerja - wisteria

  • Useful and beautiful
  • Adds color to your table

Set of 6

Rarely will you see coasters like these; and we mean that. The artisans who make these do so through a tedious and time-consuming process, an art form that nearly died out. First, they crush quartz and a few other ingredients and mix them with water to form a dough. Then, they shape the dough into these coasters. Finally, they paint each one individually by hand and then glaze and fire them. The result is truly unique designers on useful coasters!

The neat thing about the company behind these coasters is that it was specifically created to revive this craft and employ artisans in the Jaipur area.

 

 

 

W9595 Neerja - Wisteria

 

Dimensions: approx. 3.75"–4"dia. x 4"–7"h

  • Brings varied heights to a table
  • Adds bright, bold color
  • Tough, quartz construction
Set of 3

znik pottery is named after the town where it was first made, what was once Nicaea, Turkey. Known for vibrant floral patterns and local Mediterranean hues, it first appeared during the 15th to 17th centuries, boasting the same bright blues and bold design that still inspire us. We've turned that inspiration into these quartz candlesticks. Each varies in height and holds a taper candle. Designs may vary slight with each due to their handpainted finish.

The neat thing about the company behind these candlesticks is that it was specifically created to revive this craft and employ artisans in the Jaipur area. The artisans who make these do so through a tedious and time-consuming process, an art form that nearly died out. First, they crush quartz and a few other ingredients and mix them with water to form a dough. Then, they shape the dough into these coasters. Finally, they paint each one individually by hand and then glaze and fire them. The result is truly unique designers on useful candlesticks!

 

W9596 Neerja Wistria

Dimensions: approx. 3.75"–4"Dia. x 4"–7"h
  • Brings varied heights to a table
  • Adds bright, bold color
  • Tough, quartz construction
Set of 3

Iznik-style ceramics boasted bright blues and bold design, two things that inspired us. In fact, we turned that inspiration into creative fuel and came up with the design for these quartz candlesticks. Known for its vibrant floral patterns and local Mediterranean hues, Iznik pottery was introduced in Nicaea, Turkey through the 15th and 17th centuries. Each candlestick varies in height and holds a taper candle. Designs may vary slight with each due to their handpainted finish.

The neat thing about the company behind these candlesticks is that it was specifically created to revive this craft and employ artisans in the Jaipur area. The artisans who make these do so through a tedious and time-consuming process, an art form that nearly died out. First, they crush quartz and a few other ingredients and mix them with water to form a dough. Then, they shape the dough into these coasters. Finally, they paint each one individually by hand and then glaze and fire them. The result is truly unique designers on useful candlesticks!
 
 

Wisteria


J D Educational Institute’s Industrial Visit to Neerja International Inc.

A Fashion and Design Group of 78 students accompanied by the faculty and Course Director of the J D Educational Institute, Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi, came for an Industrial Visit to Neerja International Inc. on February 2nd, 2013.

J D Educational Institute’s Industrial Visit to Neerja International Inc.
They had an interactive session with Ms. Leela Bordia and thereafter visited the sampling unit to see the artisans creating the Blue Pottery products. The students showed interest in this intricate craft form and were enlightened towards its future prospects locally as well as internationally.

The students also enjoyed the refreshments served here i.e. Jaipur’s famous Pyaz Kachori along with beverages. They also took time out to shop for the Blue Pottery items such as Jewellery, Furniture, Beads, etc. The visit lasted about 4 hours and was well organized. A nominal fee was charged per student for the visit.

Mrs. Leela Bordia sharing her experience with Students

Million Dollar Decorators team visits Neerja International Inc Jaipur Showroom

During their recent visit to India, Mary McDonald and Martyn Lawrence Bullard of Million Dollar Decorators along with their team of Design Artists descended at the Neerja International Showroom at Jaipur for making elaborate purchases to be showcased on their site.

Million Dollar Decorators team visits Neerja International Inc Jaipur Showroom

During their recent visit to India, Mary McDonald and Martyn Lawrence Bullard of Million Dollar Decorators along with their team of Design Artists descended at the Neerja International Showroom at Jaipur for making elaborate purchases to be showcased on their site. 



Million Dollar Decorators team at Neerja Showroom

Gujarat Governor Dr. Kamla Honors the Successful Women of Rajasthan

Ms. Leela Bordia of Neerja International was awarded a commemorative shield and felicitated for her Achievements in Innovation in Blue Pottery by the Gujarat Governor Dr. Kamla, on the occasion of ‘Naari Pratibha Sammaan Samaroh' organized by the Jaipur Wing of Akhil Bharatiya Vaish Samaaj Mahasammelan, Rajasthan on the 4th of September, 2012.

Etching History with Hard Work and Courage

Award

 

Ms. Leela Bordia of Neerja International was awarded a commemorative shield and felicitated for her Achievements in Innovation in Blue Pottery by the Gujarat Governor Dr. Kamla, on the occasion of ‘Naari Pratibha Sammaan Samaroh' organized by the Jaipur Wing of Akhil Bharatiya Vaish Samaaj Mahasammelan, Rajasthan on the 4th of September, 2012.


Philippines Business Mission to India at Neerja International Facility on 23rd August 2012

Leela BordiaA recent delegation was commissioned by the Philippines Trade & Investment Center through the Office of the Honorable Congressman Mr. Randolph S. Ting to visit India on a Business Mission from 23rd to 27th August, 2012. Mr. Randolph S. Ting is the representing head of Metro PIESTTA which is the 3rd district in the Cagayan province of the main island of Luzon.

Metro PIESTTA's Business Mission entails a vision to become a competitive agriculture-industrial economy, an eco-cultural tourism center and an Information Communications Technology destination with adequate and efficient infrastructure, an empowered labor force, responsive enabling services, in an eco-system that promotes sustainable utilization of natural resources to the hilt.

The Mission's basic idea was to take an insight into building self-reliant village industries and commercial zones in the Metro PIESTTA areas. For this purpose they selected Neerja International which is synonymous with building self-reliant village industries in India in the field of Blue Pottery.

Leela Bordia The Business Mission comprising of 25 members of local and national government officials of Philippines arrived at the Neerja International Showroom facility at Anand Bhawan, Jacob Road, Civil Lines, Jaipur, India around 3.30 p.m. on 23th August, 2012.

They were met personally by the owner herself Ms. Leela Bordia who gave them an exhaustive briefing and tour of more than an hour and a half. The tour members were awed by the impressive array and the beauty & grace of the Blue Pottery items. The tour members were particularly interested in the way Ms. Leela Bordia had helped in uplifting the means of livelihood of the villagers and converted their villages into proud and self-reliant business hubs.

Their genuine smiles and words of appreciation spoke accolades for the

good work done by Ms. Leela Bordia and her guidance to them for initiating the power of the people and the natural resources of their own regions.

 

Leela Bordia

 The group members namely Hon. Randolph S. Ting - Head of Delegation, Representative, 3rd District of Cagayan Province, Hon. Perpetua Mila C. Lauigan - Board Member, Province of Cagayan, Mr. Vichael Angelo D. Roaring - Commercial Attache, Embassy of the Philippines, Ms. Catalina G. Banatao & Ms. Lorna B. Pido - Entrepreneurs in Pottery Making, Atty. Raymond Reynold R.  Lauigan - Judge, Regional Trial Court, Department of Justice, Engr. Bernardino G. Mabborang - Provincial Director, Department of Trade & Industry-Cagayan Provincial Office and Ms. Renea Marian M. Cruz - Consultant, UNIDO Philippines were some of the distinguished guests who visited Neerja International.


Interview with Leela Bordia on The Keybunch


Interview with Leela Bordia on The Keybunch
An interview with Mrs. Leela Bordia, Neerja's founder has been featured by Sharon Colaco of The Keybunch - a contemporary home decor blog dedicated to art, craft and Indian home decor. The Keybunch girls Shashirekha and Sharon constantly share home decor ideas and virtual tours of beautiful Indian homes located all over the world. Book reviews, artist profiles and current home decor trends with a blush of Indian exotica - you will find all this and more on Thekeybunch.com

Documentry on Neerja Blue Pottery aired on Sony Set Max

Rajasthan is known for its strong culture and roots to entertainment, for centuries now. The royals of rajasthan have never failed to support good cause for or at the city. Entertainment is not only a vital part of everyone's life in today's fast paced world but has been present in different forms since the age of the kings and queens.

Documentry on Neerja Blue Pottery aired on Sony Set Max
Neerja International inc. Made a cricket bat and ball with intricate artwork and the logo of the team, to support the sportman's spirit. For sure, made for the first time, it got immense pleasure to see the final product with a full layout on the blue pottery pitch.
Rajasthan is known for its strong culture and roots to entertainment, for centuries now. The royals of rajasthan have never failed to support good cause for or at the city. Entertainment is not only a vital part of everyone's life in today's fast paced world but has been present in different forms since the age of the kings and queens. Neerja International inc. Made a cricket bat and ball with intricate artwork and the logo of the team, to support the sportman's spirit. For sure, made for the first time, it got immense pleasure to see the final product with a full layout on the blue pottery pitch.
Written By: Nupur Bordia

Neerja Blue Pottery and Terracotta Fountain

Terracotta Fountain

Bangalore - a city of fashion and fast moving trends has witnessed a sense of ethic blue pottery from Neerja International with a taste that is unique and yet simple.

Our client Martha Kohlhagen and her husband have used Neerja Blue Pottery (3"x 3") tiles delectably and have loved the touch of color to the basic background of terracotta artwork in brown. The highlighted border gives it a chic look and completes it's beauty.

Written By Nupur Bordia, Photograph by Martha Kohlhagen. ,

Neerja Blue Pottery featured on Fashion & You

 Neerja Blue Pottery featured on Fashion & You

 Neerja Blue Pottery featured on Fashion & You

New at Neerja International

Neerja's first flagship retail store coming soon at Jacob Road, Civil Lines, Jaipur on July 15th 2010. For more information visit http://neerjain.com