Category: Crafts

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The timeless Bell Metal Craft

The timeless Bell Metal Craft

The panorama of Indian crafts is a patchwork quilt of many hues and shades of meaning, reflective of interactions with social, economic, cultural and ...
Warli Wonders – The Tribal Art of Mud and Rice

Warli Wonders – The Tribal Art of Mud and Rice

" Creativity is intelligence having fun." - Albert Einstein The Warli Tribe , living in Thane, a district located in the Indian state of Maharasht ...
Cities that are the cultural treasures of India

Cities that are the cultural treasures of India

"....India is full of gold and silver, diamond and ruby and emerald and tin and iron and steel and copper , and quicksilver, etc., and of the plants w ...
Chikankari – pride of the Lucknawi Culture

Chikankari – pride of the Lucknawi Culture

” There is a distinct timelessness to Lucknow – things have changed, yet, things have stayed as they are. Lucknawis are great patrons of art “ ...
The splendid legacy of wood and lac work from Gujarat

The splendid legacy of wood and lac work from Gujarat

Colour is the essence of India in many ways, with bright “Indian” colours being a strong visual aspect in our lives. Kutch, Gujarat, the land I come f ...
Rajasthan – India’s Fabled Land of Kings and Camels

Rajasthan – India’s Fabled Land of Kings and Camels

  A nation’s culture resides in the heart and in the soul of it’s people.     – Mahatma Gandhi What makes Rajasthan so special ? S ...
Making of a Wedding Invite – The Supra Wedding

Making of a Wedding Invite – The Supra Wedding

Things from the past always find a way of inspiring the future. With a quest to revive the arts of yesteryear, to celebrate the intricacies of time ...
The delicate art of Ari embroidery

The delicate art of Ari embroidery

It’s a craft you instantly associate with Kashmir. It abounds with vibrant floral motifs, and delicate creepers among others.  Crewel embroidery is in ...
Past, Present & Future: The Sheet Metal Work of Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh

Past, Present & Future: The Sheet Metal Work of Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh

In the Moradabad district of Uttar Pradesh lies the unique craft cluster of metal work, comprising over 500 artisans and with a strong revival underwa ...
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