secondbest | khushboo rathi

๐—ช๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ผ๐—ฏ๐—ท๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐˜? . "An old sari." . ๐—ช๐—ต๐—ผ ๐—ด๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐—ถ๐˜ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐˜„๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐˜„๐—ฎ๐˜€ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜€๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ฝ ๐˜„๐—ถ๐˜๐—ต ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—บ? . "My grandma gave me her best sari from her entire collection." . ๐—ช๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐—ธ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ถ๐˜ ๐˜€๐—ผ ๐˜€๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ถ๐—ฎ๐—น? . "Seeing me recycling old materials, my grandma (Bai) handed me her best old sari with vibrant colours. But it wasn't in a condition to re-wear, so I created a hand-twisted rope out of it and attached it to my duffel bag. Her best is now my secondbest, with a purpose! It holds the memory of my grandma and the revived intricacies...

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secondbest | atiya mirwani

๐—ช๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ผ๐—ฏ๐—ท๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐˜? . "A pair of diamond earrings." . ๐—ช๐—ต๐—ผ ๐—ด๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐—ถ๐˜ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐˜„๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐˜„๐—ฎ๐˜€ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜€๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ฝ ๐˜„๐—ถ๐˜๐—ต ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—บ? . "It was gifted to me by my husband." . ๐—ช๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐—ธ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ถ๐˜ ๐˜€๐—ผ ๐˜€๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ถ๐—ฎ๐—น? . "This pair of earrings was gifted to me by my husband, on my 34th birthday. Little did I know it would be the last gift I would ever receive from him. Every time I look at them, they remind me about the people we take for granted. They remind me to value each one and every little thing they do for...

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secondbest | harsha singh

๐—ช๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ผ๐—ฏ๐—ท๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐˜? . "These are silver anklets." . ๐—ช๐—ต๐—ผ ๐—ด๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐—ถ๐˜ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐˜„๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐˜„๐—ฎ๐˜€ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜€๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ฝ ๐˜„๐—ถ๐˜๐—ต ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—บ? . "Handed down by my grandmother, who is no more." . ๐—ช๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐—ธ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ถ๐˜ ๐˜€๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ถ๐—ฎ๐—น? . "These silver anklets were handed down to me by my grandmother, who knew I loved antiques and would take good care of them. I wore them on my wedding day; unfortunately, she was sick and couldn't travel to the venue."

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secondbest | anisha anand

๐—ช๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ผ๐—ฏ๐—ท๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐˜?."Itโ€™s a pocket mirror .The mirror has gotten a little spoilt, but I donโ€™t want to change anything about it.".๐—ช๐—ต๐—ผ ๐—ด๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐—ถ๐˜ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐˜„๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐˜„๐—ฎ๐˜€ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜€๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ฝ ๐˜„๐—ถ๐˜๐—ต ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—บ?."The pocket mirror belonged to my grandmother. She gave it to me this one time when I was playing dress up in front of her, probably when I was about 13.".๐—ช๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐—ธ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ถ๐˜ ๐˜€๐—ผ ๐˜€๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ถ๐—ฎ๐—น?."My grandmother was always so attentive and caring .ย She always noticed the things I would say, like if I mentioned I liked to read, she bought me, I think, a library full of...

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secondbest | mallika suvarna

๐—ช๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ผ๐—ฏ๐—ท๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐˜? . "These are my great grandmother's pearl bangles." . ๐—ช๐—ต๐—ผ ๐—ด๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐—ถ๐˜ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐˜„๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐˜„๐—ฎ๐˜€ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜€๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ฝ ๐˜„๐—ถ๐˜๐—ต ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—บ? . "These were passed down from my great-grandmother to my maternal grandmother, my mother, and then to me." . ๐—ช๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐—ธ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ถ๐˜ ๐˜€๐—ผ ๐˜€๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ถ๐—ฎ๐—น? . "I was very close to my nani. She was very good at arts and craft; sewing was her favourite hobby. Whenever my mother and I visited her, she would sew clothes for us. I was very fascinated with the fabrics and trims that she used to collect . . These...

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secondbest | drishti harwani

๐—ช๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ผ๐—ฏ๐—ท๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐˜? . "A pair of diamond balis (earrings)." . ๐—ช๐—ต๐—ผ ๐—ด๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐—ถ๐˜ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐˜„๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐˜„๐—ฎ๐˜€ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜€๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ฝ ๐˜„๐—ถ๐˜๐—ต ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—บ? . "They were my grandmother's. She's been more like a mother to me." . ๐—ช๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐—ธ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ถ๐˜ ๐˜€๐—ผ ๐˜€๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ถ๐—ฎ๐—น? . "These earrings were given to me on the last birthday that my grandmum spent with me. She's the one person who has made me believe in living in the moment. Even on days when she didn't feel her best, you wouldn't see her without a smile. She was always full of life, love and laughter. Her...

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