Moonj/Kusha Grass from the Indian Gangetic Plains. Mr Om Prakash trains and employs about 400 women who work in village centres to make finely woven products that include bread baskets, … Continue Reading Meet the Master Series : Shree Om Prakash, Varanasi, India
Buddhist Thangkha Paintings 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 … Continue Reading Meet the Master Series : Shree Surya Lama, Thangka Buddhist Painting, Dharamshala, India
Forged Iron Products: Source Online Forged Iron Works have held their own in the wide array of the Indian metal works repertoire. One finds small, entrepreneurial dwellings and workshops where … Continue Reading Meet the Master Series : Shree Mohd. Aslam, Forged Iron Products, Delhi, India
Educational Toys:-) Hand-crafted, bio-degradable, individually made from either re-cycled materials or natural fibres, educational toys that introduce the world to children. Affordable. Enjoyable. Colourful. Not a trace of plastic? Imagine … Continue Reading Meet the Master Series : Shree Vinod Bhatt, Toy Maker & Puppeteer, Rajasthan, India
Bandhej or Bandhani, literally means a bond, and is the technique perfected by the Desert tribes of Rajasthan and Gujarat where the fabric is gathered into small, pinched-up circles, in … Continue Reading The Bandhani: Tie-Dye Resist Craft
The Lumbanis, Nomadic wandering tribes of India, that migrated from the North West downwards to Northern Karnataka and regions along the way, communicate their origins and unique customs in their … Continue Reading Lumbani Tribal Embroidery Online
Its the 4th of July, 2017. The United States celebrates this great day in commemoration of the Declaration of Independence, which, for erstwhile Colonies, marked the final departure from Colonial … Continue Reading Freedom Knows No Bounds.
Summer Cotton Dresses from in Bandhini, Leheriya, Tie and Dye & Block-printing, Tie-Dye techniques that are the unique contribution of Rajasthan to the world of textiles. These have clashing, bright … Continue Reading Jaipuri Summer Dresses
Jaipuri Tribal Silver Jewels now Online! But first..let’s respect its origins. Jaipur, the Pink City, is the Capital City of Rajasthan, in Norther India was founded in 1727 by Maharaja … Continue Reading Jewels from Jaipur
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Tikuli Art has its origins in Bihar, Eastern India. The “tikka” or dot on the woman’s forehead is believed to be the inspiration behind this art-form. These would have been … Continue Reading Tikuli Art; Coasters & Home Products
Andhra Pradesh’s Capital, Hyderabad city, has been the stuff of legends, with the famous Salarjung Museum and the history of riches in gem collections, fine jewellery and opulent lifestyle prior … Continue Reading Exclusive Pearl Jewelry from Hyderabad
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!
The Gond & Pardhan Tribes In the Gondwana region of Central India derive inspiration from festivals when women decorate the main doors & walls of Homes to welcome in prosperity … Continue Reading Tribal Paintings: Collectors Artworks