Paintings in Sri Lanka

A painting is an image or an artwork which is done on any surface. Paintings are usually done on paper or canvas and sometimes even on wood, glass, pottery and concrete. The major means used in Painting are watercolor, hot wax, pastel and mostly oil paints. The artists often aim nature, scenery, wildlife and also portraits which is the most common and demanding interest.

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Sri Lanka, the island of gems

Gemstones are all about beauty and they have been used and attracted human kind since ancient times. Basically the gemstones are used for jewelry. Out of 2000 minerals gemstones are one that has gained importance due to its unique beauty and countless value. Apart from gold, silver and platinum the most precious material used in jewelry are gems. Therefore to use in jewelry the gems have to be cut and polished.

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