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.
Papier-mâché or as all in India know it to be , “Paper Mache” is true to its meaning simply that..”Paper Mashed”! Allow me to recount my own training in this … Continue Reading Death by Apathy Exquisite Papier-mâché. Any Takers?
It’s all about evolution! Life, times and with those fashions evolve… Runways are over-rated. Style is who you are and how you choose to be. These combinations express the timeless … Continue Reading Fusion, Fashion and Fads… Tis all ’bout Mix n Match
Mountain tribes and cultures are distinctly unique and their individualism almost directly proportional to the degree of difficulty in access and communications between the rest of the world and them. The people of the Valley of Jammu and Kashmir, that includes the well-known Kashmir and the comparatively lesser-known-about Ladakh, enjoy a rich variety of cultural legacy owing to the many influences that remained well after the many tides of rulers had ebbed and flowed. Moghul Chai and Sheer Chai offer the flavours of Tea with Salt and Spice. Unique. Must experience. Enjoy.
Varied hues of Green, Red, Sky Blue, Crimson, Pink, Mustard Yellow and White come together in refined splendor to detail the stylized Urns and grand symmetry so much a classical … Continue Reading Jubiliant Indian Jamavaar: Shah-e-Gulistaan
Awe-inspiring, stunningly masterful strokes of genius make this Jamavaar in Black, with oversized, elongated paisleys woven in perfectly symmetrical pairs with rich, soft tones of Moss Green, Cream, Orange, Soft … Continue Reading Bandish Aur Saaz – Jamavaar Kashmir Shawls Online
Deep, Bright, Red, Crimson, Orange, Maroon, Sky Blue, Yellow And White Are Employed To Create The Magical Effect Of The Elusive Beauty Of The Garden Of Paradise. The Large Paisleys … Continue Reading Shalimaar – Jamavaar
Magnificent Luxurious Jamavaar In Classics Colours Of Autumnal Orange, Green, Mustard Yellow, Ochre, And Pale Blue With The Center In A Black Pashmina And Flowering Out Into The Classic Paisley … Continue Reading Hum- Nawaaz: Jamavaar