The box contains an idol of Lord Ganesha, a diya (oil lamp), a copper plate, and silver boxes which contain Das Danam or ten donations – a fragrant piece of sandalwood, white sesame seeds and other items.
Meanwhile, US President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden presented PM Modi with a handmade, antique American book galley from the early 20th Century. President Biden also gifted PM Modi a vintage American camera, accompanied by an archival facsimile print of George Eastman’s patent of the first Kodak camera, and a hardcover book of American wildlife photography.
First Lady Jill Biden gifted the Prime Minister a signed, first edition copy of “Collected Poems of Robert Frost.”
Here’s what PM Modi gifted US First Lady Jill Biden:
Lab Grown 7.5 carat Green Diamond
The Diamond reflects earth-mined diamonds’ chemical and optical properties. The Diamond is also eco-friendly, as eco-diversified resources like Solar and wind power were used in its making.
The Green Diamond is sculpted with precision and care using cutting edge technology. It emits only 0.028 grams of Carbon per carat and is certified by the Gemological lab, IGI. It bears the hallmarks of excellence through the 4C’s: Cut, Colour, Carat and Clarity.
It is the box in which the Green Diamond is placed. Known as kar-e-kalamdani, Kashmir’s exquisite Papier mâché involves sakthsazi or meticulous preparation of paper pulp and naqqashi, where skilled artisans paint elaborate designs.