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How e-commerce is bolstering the craft sector, one click at a time

January 13, 2022 12:49 am

During the pandemic, while the fashion industry adopted hyper digitisation of sales and marketing with aplomb, the crafts sector and the artisans, who make for the backbone of India’s coveted textiles and fashion repository, were left behind

Renowned ceramic artist Jyotsna Bhatt passes away

July 11, 2020 9:50 pm

Known to be one of India's best-known ceramic artists, Baroda-based Bhatt breathed her last on July 11, two days after she suffered a stroke.

Can Kashmir's crafts survive the lockdown?

May 06, 2020 3:50 pm

More than 35,000 papier mache artisans in Kashmir are scalding under a prolonged, double lockdown.

Continuing the Thread

October 16, 2018 12:22 pm

Delhi Crafts Council honoured Tripura weaver Smriti Rekha Chakma for her skill and use of natural colours.

Making the Past Perfect

February 12, 2014 11:52 pm

A show that honours craftsmen and contemporary designers exhibits more than 300 products made in India for a global audience.

A place where Handicrafts come alive

October 07, 2010 2:28 am

Stooping down,northern Ireland shooter Hugh Stewart keenly watches Mohammad Yusuf chip away at a silver plate on the lawns of the Games Village.

As parties analyse Ayodhya verdict,craftsmen look for job opportunity

October 03, 2010 10:33 am

There had been some 50 to 80 artisans working on a daily basis,carving slabs of pink sandstone.


Bengaluru Dastkar Bazaar returns with its 20th edition; celebrates art and crafts

May 30, 2022 5:48 pm

Visitors can expect a range of artistic products to choose from, which includes jewellery, metal crafts, carved furniture, pottery, ceramics, fibre crafts, painting, handlooms, leather products, among others.

Textile exhibition celebrates sustainable crafts heritage with support from royal Indian families

May 05, 2021 1:47 pm

Called Karkhana Chronicles II, the online textile exhibit celebrates sustainability through heritage craft and opens a conversation on the revival of traditional knowledge and practices in the Indian fashion industry

In pictures: One of Srinagar's oldest craftsmen tells us of the art of carving wood

February 16, 2021 4:19 pm

While local residents -- and people who have been to the city and met him personally -- are aware of Dar's craft, he is enjoying a sudden resurgence in this popularity, ever since his pictures went viral on social media recently