Tag: Craft

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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
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
That which floats in air – Kota Doria

That which floats in air – Kota Doria

The light, gossamer touch of the Kota doria fabric will remind you of a delicate spiders’ web. It’s a unique and an almost transparent weave which is
The Exquisite craft of Patola Weaving

The Exquisite craft of Patola Weaving

Patola is one of the famous textiles from Gujarat characterized by weaving of separately dyed warp and weft yarns to create surface motifs. It is one
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 wor
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
Diverse fabrics of India

Diverse fabrics of India

There is something earthy and real about hand woven fabrics. You almost sense a story behind each yard. India has been and still is a treasure trove

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
Craft and Culture

Craft and Culture

In many ways, a civilizations intangible cultural heritage is linked to its traditional forms of craftsmanship. They tell stories of lives lived, of p
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