Who: Shefi Carmi Bergerson, mosaic artist

How it started: “I was visiting my family in Israel when I saw a book on a mosaic artist. I was really fascinated by it and felt it was something I could do. Over the next few days I saw the same book in several places; I bought it, trained under the artist, returned to India and started mosaic art."

Piece by piece: Bergerson trained under a mosaic artist in Israel. Photograph by Anay Mann; Styled by Ragini Singh

Hard work: “Every piece of work takes me four-six weeks to create; each piece is handmade."

Enduring love: “My mind is creative. I’m a fashion designer by profession, I’ve run a bakery, I’ve dabbled in baby blankets and accessories; all my life I’ve been designing something."

Dream on: “My big dream is to be a painter. Like Paul Gauguin, who left Wall Street at 35 to paint, maybe I will also have the courage some day to pick up the brush."

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