Tradition becomes Mainstream Pret or Haute Couture- The very Western Jacket and Poncho have been given a fabulous make-over by Kashmiri Craftspersons. The innovative use of a traditional embroidery technique … Continue Reading Tradition becomes Mainstream- Pret or Haute Couture!
Nothing Ordinary Will Do:-) Ali Mohammed Is From The Indian State Of J&K Which Is Known For Its Beautiful Tourist Spots, Handicrafts And Embroidery. “I Learned The Nuance Of Aari … Continue Reading Meet the Master Series: Shree Ali Mohammed
From The Pristine, Silent And Beige-Grey Landscape Capped With Snowy Peaks And Stunning Turquoise Lakes, Come Artisans Following The Trodden Path Of Timeless Tradition. What Changes? The Once Available Turquoise … Continue Reading Meet the Master Series : Shree Topgyal; Ladakh; Jammu & Kashmir, India
Walnut Wood from Kashmir, India, has been used exceptionally well by Kashmiri craftspersons over centuries. The Walnut Tree is a native plant and among the range of fruits and dry-fruits … Continue Reading Kashmiri Walnut Wood Carvings
Thangkas depict the life and teachings of the Buddha. Buddhist monks embrace austerity, discipline and a life dedicated to learning the teachings of the Buddha. Thangkas are spiritual expressions … Continue Reading Buddhist Thangkha Paintings
All Kashmiris, irrespective of denomination, ethnicity and political leanings have in common a pre-occupation with food! What’s been cooked, how it turned out, what should be cooked next and what … Continue Reading Kashmiri Cuisine; Tinned Wazvaan Online!
Shiva and Shakti, the ultimate power-couple, the great combined force, the celebrated husband and wife who married for love, in the face of parental disappointment, from the land of the … Continue Reading Shiva and Shakti: Equal & Eternally Beloved
Second only to the Saree, this ubiquitous article of femininity, the Kurti, is quite literally a ladies Summer-dress with the soft addition of a flowing dupatta or light long scarf … Continue Reading Indian Kurtis: Chic n Classic Flair
Ladakh, a beautiful part of the Northern State of Jammu and Kashmir in India, has a unique landscape, in beige-grey tones, Moon-like and other worldly, contrasted by a vibrant, colorful, rich cultural diversity and fabulous Costumes and Jewelry worn by women in everyday life and ceremonial festive occasions.