Originating in Persia, the carpets from Kashmir are epitomes of grace, elegance, quality and that elusive, priceless, gift of civilization known as “heritage”. Owning a Kashmiri Carpet has long been … Continue Reading Kaleen; A Kashmiri Legend Hand-knotted carpets
The most quintessential of all that is fine in Kashmiri weaving and all that is unique in appeal, is the Jamavaar or Jaamvaar as pronounce by native Kashmiris.
Time flies across a Millennium and another, the sands shift and generations come and go. The eternal elegance and beauty of exquisite Indian design remains timeless. The Indian Choli is … Continue Reading The Grand Indian Design
The Seasons of Nature, it’s abundance, the flora and fauna are reflected in the crafts of all cultures across the world. In India, every season brings forth different fabrics, with … Continue Reading The Falling of Fall! Reflections in Indian Craft
India has been a land where the ways of life have constantly and organically evolved. In its pluralistic existence, traditions, rituals and customs have remained largely integral to life, and … Continue Reading The Bauls of West Bengal
These photographs are of a series of fine Kuttchi embroidered bedcover-sets in a variety of motifs, patterns and colours. The one-of-a kind handmade works of craft are each a product … Continue Reading Joyful Works of Desert Craft
India. An Ancient Cradle of Civilization. A consciousness, one with the mysteries of the universe; its belief systems aligned with planetary movements, atomic sciences and the occult, all in a … Continue Reading Padharo Hamare Des
As one travels through India as a wandering crafts’ enthusiast, one finds the most amazing pieces of handicrafts.
The Yali, an Indian mythological creature, with parts of the Lion, Elephant and Tiger, is believed to have, powers greater than the sum of the whole. Its omni-present in South-Indian … Continue Reading Yalis; Herculean Grandeur A La India!