Art & Craft of India

Batik, an ancient dyeing technique worthy of revival.

Batik, originated in Indonesia, is a form of resist dyeing using wax. It is traditionally made in several countries like India, Egypt, China, Japan, Nigeria, Senegal and many more. Indonesian batik is the most popular out of all. It is an ancient art form that is popular worldwide to this date. Read on to understand… Continue reading Batik, an ancient dyeing technique worthy of revival.

Art & Craft of India · Indian Ethnic Wear

Ajrakh Blockprint : Highest Standard of Elegance with Vegetable Dyes

When the world is humming with “sustainability” and “environment-friendly” as the newest big trends of the future, for many centuries, innumerable crafts have existed in harmony with nature. A few things are reserved to such an extent that they don’t glare out, yet so striking that one can’t resist the opportunity to welcome the style… Continue reading Ajrakh Blockprint : Highest Standard of Elegance with Vegetable Dyes

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Bhagalpuri dress code from the Silk City itself.

Bhagalpur is popularly known as the Silk City of India, and rightly so. Bhagalpur is one of the most fertile ranges  of India, blessed by River Ganga herself. Along with giving us our daily bread, and our melodious Kishore Kumar, this city has blessed us with the Queen of all Fabrics that is Bhagalpuri Silk.… Continue reading Bhagalpuri dress code from the Silk City itself.

Art & Craft of India

The southern splendour of Kanjeevaram

Southern beauty to drool over! Hey, we are not talking of South Indian actresses! Agreed they are beautiful, but right now we are drooling over the beauty of Kanjeevaram silk – the undisputed crowning glory of the world of sarees. Brought a smile on your face? Well, quite possible then, that like us (like all other women), you… Continue reading The southern splendour of Kanjeevaram

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Everything you need to know about a Madhubani Saree.

Madhubani art is a form of folk art popular in the region of Mithila, which extends from Bihar upto Nepal. Mithila paintings are painted on the walls of this region using natural dyes and colors like indigo, myrabolan, turmeric and twigs or fingers instead of brushes. This art is said to be originated  in Ramayana… Continue reading Everything you need to know about a Madhubani Saree.

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Rajasthani traditions in abundance – Camel Fair of Pushkar

The traditional Indian festival of the annual Camel Fair at Pushkar has surpassed the original intention to attract camel traders to now become a major tourist attraction. It is a fascinating sight to see thousands of camels converge on the tiny desert town of Pushkar and witness the cultural festivities that are a part of… Continue reading Rajasthani traditions in abundance – Camel Fair of Pushkar

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Rich and Exclusive Art & Craft of India

Social legacy is the foundation of any general public, which is defined through the Art and Craft made by the Artisans and Craftsmen of that time. India has a rich social legacy, which is appreciated by the individuals over the World. It's unbelievable how old practices and customs have proceeded for a very long time.… Continue reading Rich and Exclusive Art & Craft of India

Art & Craft of India

Jamdani weaving – Intangible cultural heritage

Master-art of weaving, Jamdani has been declared as an intangible cultural heritage by UNESCO. What more introduction and acknowledgment does it require! Originally known as Dhakai, it is a handloom woven fabric made of cotton, which historically was referred to as muslin. Jamdani textiles combine intricacy of design with muted or vibrant colors and the finished garments are highly breathable. Therefore, it… Continue reading Jamdani weaving – Intangible cultural heritage

Art & Craft of India · Indian Ethnic Wear

Bhagalpuri dress code from the Silk City itself.

Bhagalpur is popularly known as the Silk City of India, and rightly so. Bhagalpur is one of the most fertile ranges  of India, blessed by River Ganga herself. Along with giving us our daily bread, and our melodious Kishore Kumar, this city has blessed us with the Queen of all Fabrics that is Bhagalpuri Silk.… Continue reading Bhagalpuri dress code from the Silk City itself.