Tag: Craft

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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 ...
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 “ ...
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 ...
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 ...
6 must visit Indian art and craft villages for art lovers

6 must visit Indian art and craft villages for art lovers

 Art is an effort to create beside the real world, a more humane world – Andre Maurois , French Author Each village in India is a mixture of tranq ...
DC Collaboration: Handcrafted quirky Pattachitra masks

DC Collaboration: Handcrafted quirky Pattachitra masks

It was one of our regular days at the office when a client called us and placed an order for something which left us amazed. The order was for handmad ...
DC travel diaries – Paan cultivation in Raghurajpur

DC travel diaries – Paan cultivation in Raghurajpur

A land of remarkable diversity – from ancient traditions and artistic heritage to magnificent landscapes and culinary creations – India will i ...
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 ...
Orissa’s bamboo craft: the fascinating process from bamboo to a place in your home

Orissa’s bamboo craft: the fascinating process from bamboo to a place in your home

I am the bamboo craft of Orissa, one of the oldest crafts known to man. This is my story. The art and craft tradition of a particular region makes fo ...
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 ...
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