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 moulds, coils and
Here are some of the amazing crafts that every Indian must know about: 1. Blue Pottery from Jaipur, Rajasthan Based out of Jaipur, Rajasthan, the Persian art of Blue Pottery came
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 even for its heritage values.
Summer Vacation is on us again – it’s the time of the year when the most common thing that you’ll hear from your kids is “I am bored!”. Whether you
Indian craftsman paints clay ‘diyas’ (earthen lamps) ahead of the Hindu festival of Diwali in Amritsar Diwali, which marks the victory of good over evil and commemorates the time when
Shola pith work was once a traditional art form in Thanjavur district. Like many other traditional crafts, it had its origin in the ritual and religious needs of the people.
Begumpur, in the Hooghly district of West Bengal, is not far from Kolkata but as your car drives slowly through narrow alleys, and besides small pukurs (ponds), it is a
Taarkashi (taar meaning wire), is the technique of inlaying fine flattened wire of brass copper or silver in wood . The patterns inlayed are usually intricate geometric forms or florals
The nomadic tribes or the Banjaras were wandering groups. They did not limit themselves with the boundaries and binds of the urban life. This spirit of roaming from places to
The zardozi craftsmen in Varanasi and Bareilly specialize in embroidering badges and ceremonial robes. Zardozi is heavy and ornate embroidery in which gold purls or coils, beads and spangles are