Category: Arts

Meet the artisan – the backstory of miniature painting

Meet the artisan – the backstory of miniature painting

Miniature paintings originate from the era of the Mughal With intricate details and a Persian influence visible, They stand out incredibly in th ...
The life and adventures of Kashmiri Kaleen

The life and adventures of Kashmiri Kaleen

Somebody once said about Kashmir: “If there is a paradise on earth, it is here, it is here, it is here.” I believe this is true. My name is Kaleen an ...
10 products that embrace the warm, rustic elegance of Terracotta

10 products that embrace the warm, rustic elegance of Terracotta

The reproduction of mankind is a great marvel and mystery. Had God consulted me in the matter, I should have advised him to continue the generation of ...
10 books that bring forward the glory of art and crafts

10 books that bring forward the glory of art and crafts

The panorama of Indian crafts is a patchwork quilt of many hues and shades of meaning, reflective of interactions with social, economic, cultural and ...
Dhokra – The art of lost wax casting

Dhokra – The art of lost wax casting

In the tiny huts located near the dusty by lanes of a nondescript village of Chhattisgarh, by the light of the earthen lamps and amidst the clay mould ...
Padharo Mhaare Des : 10 Things you must know about Bandhej

Padharo Mhaare Des : 10 Things you must know about Bandhej

The popularity of our diverse Indian culture is not just limited to the areas of customs and traditions;  it has gathered fame throughout the globe ev ...
Get, Set, Go for your Summer Travels With Bandhej!

Get, Set, Go for your Summer Travels With Bandhej!

Summers are here again! Love it, or hate it, you need to boost yourself and pump up the energy to live through the day. From Direct Create, we are bri ...
10 reasons why you should have handcrafted home decor in your home

10 reasons why you should have handcrafted home decor in your home

Indian craftsman paints clay 'diyas' (earthen lamps) ahead of the Hindu festival of Diwali in Amritsar Diwali, which marks the victory of good over ...
Lac Art of Rajasthan

Lac Art of Rajasthan

Lac is a  resinous substance  secreted  by  an  insect  called Kerria Lacca. The insect  hosts  itself  on the branches of  certain  trees  such  as k ...
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