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Merry Christmas

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Merry Christmas

We would like to wish a very merry Christmas, from all of us at Parrot & Lily to our beloved friends and clients.May the joy of this Christmas warm our hearts till the next one.  

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Four beautiful nameplates and why you should not get them

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Four beautiful nameplates and why you should not get them

  There are very few settings where the age-old tradition of heraldry is still taken seriously. But our mortal preoccupation with signage, symbolism and representation remains.   The beauty of custom-made is that our designs can be customised to your exact tastes and requirements. So we do rather wonder when someone wants to pick up one of our pieces off-the-rack and put it in their homes. Of course, sometimes one just falls in love with what already is. But how can you resist the opportunity to add a little bit of yourself to something that you are going to live with? Specially something as allusive as a nameplate announcing the...

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For the love of beauty

Lifestyle

Life is transient, and some of our most beautiful experience are based in something ephemeral. But their meaning remains, and often spills into succeeding moments. At Parrot & Lily, we find meaning in an age old human quest for beauty, even in the most deprived circumstances. We make meaning by partaking in the transmission of skill and knowledge over generations. And we invite you to bring the same to your home. Today, we would like to go over a light-hearted list of material possessions that are undoubtedly unnecessary, vain, fanciful, mostly impractical and even exorbitant. But their presence elevates their environment, enriches their patron and continues...

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May, she will stay

Lifestyle

May, she will stay

As we leave behind the balmy months and head towards another torrid spell, let us direct your attention to the moods of a North Indian summer.   Sweet Summer Nectars        A couple of drops of lavender in your lemonade...    Amusements...     And of course, an accompaniment of Parrot & Lily What are the preludes to your summer?

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It's time to turn a page

Lifestyle

Many of us will remember 2020 as one of the hardest years we have endured. Yet it is the endurance that we must hold on to. We must remember patience, gratitude and hope and we must cherish the strength and support that has guided us to the other side of this perilous year. At Parrot & Lily, we have come to appreciate not just the aesthetic richness of beautiful interiors, but also the comfort and security of one’s own home. An obscure 17th century precept prevented anyone from entering a home without an invitation, giving rise to the phrase ‘an...

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