Category: Crafts

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Chanderi- a tapestry of memories

Chanderi- a tapestry of memories

“To move, to breathe, to fly, to float; to gain all while you give; to roam the roads of lands remote; to travel is to live.” ― Hans Christian Anderse
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
15 crafts that all Indians must know about

15 crafts that all Indians must know about

Here are some of the amazing crafts that every Indian must know about: 1. Blue Pottery from Jaipur, Rajasthan Based out of Jaipur, Rajasthan
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
Why you should engage your kids with DIY kits this summer

Why you should engage your kids with DIY kits this summer

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 yo
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
Pith Work from Tamil Nadu

Pith Work from Tamil Nadu

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 religio
Bengal Diaries – Begumpur

Bengal Diaries – Begumpur

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 pukur
Tarkashi inlay from Rajasthan

Tarkashi inlay from Rajasthan

Taarkashi (taar meaning wire), is the technique of inlaying fine flattened wire of brass copper or silver in wood . The patterns inlayed are usually i
Banjara Embroidery from Bellary

Banjara Embroidery from Bellary

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 o
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