VIVACITY IN DRAPES

VIVACITY IN DRAPES

India is a large country and therefore the speciality of each region was developed based on the geographical location, climatic conditions and cultural influences. The Northern India went through major influence of the …

Saree in the Making

Saree in the Making

Weft refers to the yarn that produces visible dyed patterns as it is woven into the warps in order to produce fabric. The process of weft ikat is more time …

Kalamkari of Andhra Pradesh

Kalamkari of Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh is famous for its art and craft and the handloom sector. The art of batik printing, using wax on fabric is much sought after but the Kalamkari craft …

Shatika’s trip to Venkatagiri

Shatika’s trip to Venkatagiri

In our travelogues, the next destination in Andhra Pradesh was Venkatgiri – a small town in Nellore district. About 300kms from Dharmavaram, we decided to take this trip by road. …

Shatika’s trip to Dharmavaram

Shatika’s trip to Dharmavaram

‘The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step’ – Shatika’s journey to Andhra Pradesh, the treasure trove of handloom sarees began with Dharmavaram, the famous hub for handloom silk …

Arts & Crafts Of West Bengal

Arts & Crafts Of West Bengal

West Bengal serves as home to many talented artisans in India. The unique rustic and mystic charm of Bengal crafts is admired by art-lovers the world over. From embroidery to …

Clay and Terracotta of West Bengal

Clay and Terracotta of West Bengal

The finest patterns of terracotta panels can be found in Bengal towns of Murshidabad, Birbhaum, Jessore, Hooghly and Digha. The theme is generally folk and the patterns are fairly highlighted …

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