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Akali Turban in 3d

Reimagined through immersive technologies The Sikh Museum Initiative/Taran 3d have been working with the Royal Armouries for two years to recreate the Akali Turban in their collection. The other objects which have been 3d modelled include a shield and helmet turban. The Akali Turban represents the third object from the collections. This adds to over 20 objects already created in ...

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Koh-i-noor Diamond in 3d

The heritage organisation, Sikh Museum Initiative based in the Uk has recreated the Koh-i-Noor Diamond as it was during the time of the Sikh Empire. A very famous diamond, but what is the history behind it? How can technology bring Sikh artefacts alive? History The history of the Koh-i-Noor or ‘Mountain of Light’ diamond is steeped in myth and anecdote, ...

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Rare Sikh Maharajah’s Sword recreated in 3d

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Rare Maharaja’s Khanda/pistol recreated in 3d Part of the UK project Anglo Sikh Virtual Museum The Sikh Museum Initiative led by Sikh Scholar Gurinder Singh Mann is proud to release the 3d recreation of a rare Khanda/pistol which originally came from Patiala. This sword referred to as a Khanda is characterised by a basket hilt and a  double-edged blade. Whilst ...

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3d Guru Nanak Coin

3d Sikh coin released-Guru Nanak (Sikh Empire Coin) Wednesday 23 October 2019 New Walk Museum & Art Gallery, Leicester At the 550th commemorations of the birth of the Guru Nanak (founder of the Sikh faith) the Sikh Museum Initiative revealed a special Sikh coin in 3d. The Initiative have been working on 3d technologies for many years and on this important occasion, ...

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World’s First Anglo Sikh Virtual Museum (ASVM) Launched

Thursday 8th August 2019 New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, Leicester, UK Thursday 8th August saw the launch of a new ground breaking Anglo Sikh Virtual Museum (ASVM), a revolutionary project bringing to life Sikh relics and artefacts, at New Walk Museum in Leicester UK. The well attended event was hosted by respected community Sikh representative, Daljit Makan, who introduced ...

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