Artistics

THE CRAFT OF KANTHA

A women centric craft which originated in eastern part of our country, Kantha is one such embroidery technique which started as a mere hobby for women by utilizing their old and worn out fabrics, has now become a heritage craft. It was started mostly by the women of West Bengal, Odisha and Tripura. The threads …

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THE BEAUTY OF BATIK

One of the textile crafts that is trending these days is none other than Batik. The beautiful Batik can be simultaneously treated as an art as well as a craft. The art of making patterns on a piece of cloth using wax and dye, has been practiced for centuries and is probably a thousand years …

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ROGAN PAINTING OF KUTCH

Craftsmanship is the spine of India’s non-farming rural economy. However, it continues to remain an unorganized sector with its market prospective unused. It’s a common case to hear very often about at least one master craftsman who is forced to give up his craft in exchange for a life of hopeless poverty as unskilled workers …

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MOROCCAN RUGS

Rugs and carpets are considered to be one of the central pieces of interior decoration. On such rugs is the Moroccan Rugs that draws inspiration from the Berber’s tribe of Paleolithic Age.  There’s something about the tranquility and subtlety of the Moroccan rug that always lightens up the mood and accentuates the positive vibes. Probably …

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MONGOLIAN RUGS

The hand-woven and hand-tufted rugs and carpets have owned India’s economy since ages. Adding a handcrafted carpet to your living room will not only render it an outstanding character but jazz up the entire interiors. The rugs crafted in India have a multi-cultural influence over them and thus can be categorized into various categories. This …

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MIRROR WORK OF KUTCH

The magical mirrors of Kutch has created a long lasting impression on the ethnic fashion of our country. The exuberant embroidery is not just an artwork but our country’s pride. The captivating craftsmanship and their legendary skills has been one such valuable treasure that it needs to be preserved for eternity. One such distinguishing craft …

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The KILIM RUGS

Kilim rugs are a spectacular creation of the nomadic tribes that hail from the regions of Iran, Afghanistan, Turkey and other oriental countries in Asia as well as Central Europe and north of Africa. The most integral facts about kilim rug is that it is flat, hand-woven and it has no pile. The top surface …

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Tales of Eco-friendly Jute

In this era of sustainability and green revolution, eco-friendly alternative to every unsustainable item is the need of the hour. One such understated but an outstanding natural fiber is Jute. From amazing artefacts to splendid handicrafts, jute crafts can steal your heart.  Home decors made from jute are very appealing and are just perfect to …

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