When we were carefree, playful and considerate. when we loved our stuffed companion even when its button-eyes fell off and its tail was worn out at the seams. when it … Continue Reading Stuff it! Like we used to when…
Peoples of ancient cultures, indigenous tribes and rural, remote areas retain one basic ethic and that is to simply waste nothing. This ancient common-sense has over time ironically been delivered … Continue Reading Waste Not Want Not! Recycled Paper Products
Terracotta was a trusted and valuable resource to Humankind since the days of our Cave Ancestors. There were pots, platters, bowls and jewelry as seen in the many archeological finds at Mohenjo Daro and Harrapa, the early evidence of the Indus Valley Civilization. From the Mayan period, we have the amazing Ceramic Bowls and Incense burner, among other finds, and in China, the awe-inspiring Terracotta Warriors.
“They inhabited The Age of Consumerism.” Perhaps this may well be the epitaph applied to our generation by the Future. It comes with a compliment for the significant leaps made … Continue Reading Handmade Well-being Candles
In the small hamlet of Munnar in the Souther State of Kerala, a small handmade products unit employs young people with Special Needs to create unique, one-of-a-kind earthy and fabulous … Continue Reading Wealth from Waste: Handmade Paper Products
Aparna Challu – Heritage and Traditions can only be honored when those who deliver those to us are honored. CraftsBazaar offers the marketplace for all artisans, their crafts and products to be showcased. It has a vision for these artisans and craftspeople to be brought into the light and works tirelessly to bring them into the light of recognition and prosperity.
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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
The Parsis, a small and significantly renowned business-community from Western-India fled persecution in Iran or then-Persia, after the Arab invasion and arrived on the Western shores of India about the 9th Century, settling in Sindh and Gujarat. Fortunately, they continue to celebrate their unique identity and have made a place for themselves as formidable entrepreneurs and global business houses.