Birds of Chandigarh Rock Garden

These birds are perched on the boundary wall of Chandigarh’s Rock Garden. The Rock Garden is unique for the kind of art it preserves. Almost every item on display here in the garden here is made from waste but recyclable material. These birds are made from broken ceramic cutlery.

Not only birds, there are animals and human forms made of such waste materials. I will be posting more pictures from the garden in my future posts. For today’s skywatch I have these ‘cranes’.

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44 Responses

  1. TexWisGirl says:

    they are very neat!

  2. Sylvia K says:

    Those amazing!! And what a great thing to do — reusing the material and with such lovely results!! Wonderful! Hope your week has gone well, Indrani!!

  3. Hilary says:

    Oh these are wonderful. I love to see recycled art.

  4. Antonina says:

    Wow! It is fantastic!
    Enjoy the weekend:-)

  5. Lifelike Birds!
    They 'Rock'…
    Nice Capture, Indrani!

  6. lovely recycle art.Had been to Chandigarh once but was unlucky as rock garden was closed that day for some reason 🙁

  7. Karen says:

    That's what I call a good use of waste! The cranes are lovely.

  8. Amazing rock garden sculptures !

  9. Gattina says:

    They look beautiful ! It's amazing what you can do with waste and some creativity.

  10. These are very cool!

  11. eileeninmd says:

    Very neat, I love the bird sculptures! Have a happy weekend!

  12. afanja says:

    Wonderful shots, it's a great idea to use waste materials to create such beautiful sculptures.
    Thanks for sharing and enjoy your weekend.

  13. Pallavi says:

    Isnt that awesome! Recycling is the way to go!

  14. Aditi says:

    I've never been to Chandigarh but have heard so much about the city and about the rock garden. Not only creative but also great way of going green!

  15. Soham Roy says:

    Green-Peace folks would be super happy..getting stuffs recycled and reused..

  16. Carver says:

    I love the bird sculpture.

  17. What a pleasure garden, and the birds, they get everywhere, ha ha.

  18. Bibi says:

    I love sculptures like this. So imaginative.

  19. Hello after the break …

    Indrani beautiful picture.
    I really like sculptures of birds.
    Have a nice weekend.
    Greetings from far away Polish ..
    Lucia

  20. George says:

    What a beautiful way recycle waste materials.

  21. [ Smiles ] Wow! Those sculptors are impressive!

  22. Icy BC says:

    Those are fun-tastic bird photos!

  23. ladyfi says:

    How very delightful!

  24. Wonderful! These sculptures are great!

  25. I really like the idea of using recycled materials!

  26. Wow….they look quite intimidating.
    Thanks for sharing!

    Ruby

  27. It is one of those places where my hand seriously come out of hands to applaud the work done 🙂 Thanks for refreshing the memories.

  28. Hey, this is one place that I have seen. Pictures are good as usual. Love the way you bring out such different pictures and interesting titles.

  29. a Rat says:

    impressive. 🙂

  30. preethi says:

    beautiful birds…what patience, in making such beautiful art.

  31. This place is really very lovely. I had visited this place two years ago. Through your pictures, I can refresh my memories of Chandigarh Rock Garden. 🙂

  32. Amazing art from waste.
    Kudos to the person behind this..

  33. Kudos to Nek Chand's creations. Respect.

  34. The birds seem almost real ..amazing work !

  35. ohh i have been here ,when i was in school ….u made me nostalgic

  36. Mr Nekchand's magic 🙂

  37. swati1012 says:

    In fact if you visit Panchkula you will see many bungalow owners have taken inspiration from the Rock Garden and have created their own sculptures using the waste material like broken bangles, ceramics and cutlery.

  38. Seeta says:

    Very cute! we are thinking of visiting the rock garden sometime in April may next year 🙂

  39. Rock garden in itself is a master piece….I wish I could visit it someday

  40. Najm Nisa says:

    Cutlery ? ! Whoa ! They are extremely beautiful , and the fact that they are made from recycled material makes them even more beautiful !

  41. Awesome! What an art!!!

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