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24 June 2017

Block printing – An art of meticulous labour and precision

The art of block printing in India records back to the 12th century.  In the 17th century there was a revitalisation of this art in the northern states of India to meet the growing popularity of this process in the times of colonisation. And here we are in the 21st century and art of block

24 June 2017

The Art of Quilt Making

The Art of Quilt Making. It is difficult to know when this ancient art came to be. Most likely, as all great inventions go this too was a creation out of necessity. Imagine this, the inhospitable desert terrain, the bitter winter and the age-old Rajasthani penchant for being constantly on the [...]

26 May 2017

Breaking the Pashmina Myth!

The Origins Pashmina, the name comes from the Persian word Pašmina and translates to “Soft Gold” in native Kashmiri. The founder and architect of the Indian Pashmina trade and commerce was the 15th century ruler of Kashmir, Zayn-ul-Abidin, who introduced weavers from Central Asia to [...]