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Threads of Tradition

Project Nala Wali attempts to revive the traditional craft of weaving azarband by involving unemployed women and reaching out to designers around the country.

Old Craft, New Ways: Traditional crafts get a contemporary facelift

The exhibition at Grand Hyatt has in attendance 70 artisans from six states — Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh — coming together to design more than 3,000 products, including hand-crafted beads, papier-mache jewellery, ikat saris and leather puppets.


Detail’s in the Design

The best of Indian crafts come together on one platform.

Kirrt project: Postcards from the Past

Kirrt is a project that documents craftspeople, artisans and artists of Punjab in an effort to showcase and promote their work

Pencil colour shavings made into colourful images

Aren't shavings of colour pencils considered a waste? Well, not for Meghan Maconochie.

Madhya Pradesh's tribal museum preserves their cultural heritage

At the epic, ‘Janjaatiya Sanghralaya’, the world of indigenous tribes is depicted with much authentic skill and finesse.


Strokes of Resistance

Somnath Hore drew his heroes from the margins of society

Craft As Culture

This is at the ongoing annual conference of International Foundation of Fashion Technology Institutes held in association with the Pearl Academy of Fashion.

After GI,chikankari to get craftmark,logo

After the Geographical Indication registration,chikankari craft of Lucknow will now get a distinct identity by getting a brand name and a logo.

Surat's rich zari craft gets GI status

'Zari' is a type of thread made of fine gold or silver wire used in traditional Indian and Pakistani garments.

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DIY: A Christmas tree in 10 easy steps

Want to celebrate Christmas and do some 'green' good while you're at it? Why not recycle your old magazine pages into a super-cute Christmas tree.