Category: Makers

DC Travel Diaries – Exploring handmade marvels from Bijnour, Uttar Pradesh

DC Travel Diaries – Exploring handmade marvels from Bijnour, Uttar Pradesh

The stillness of the early morning enabled us to begin our day with a quiet conscience, a cheerful mind and positive energy which motivated us to make ...
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 ...
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 ...
Jawaja Leather: The beauty of hand stiched Leather

Jawaja Leather: The beauty of hand stiched Leather

Jawaja leather is a flourishing craft, with its unique identity and style, and is becoming known across the world. The beauty of Jawaja leather work ...
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 ...

Rhythm of the Blocks : A film on the Block Printing of Bagru, Rajasthan

The film opens with yards of printed and dyed cloth being let down from the roofs to dry. Camera is down; looking up and the cloth simply float over t ...
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