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Accentuate your style with Authentic & Pure Kashmiri Pashmina shawls

The beautiful valley of Kashmir has lived in the handicraft industry since ages. Among handicrafts, shawls & scarves have gained immense popularity all round the globe for the unique ways adopted in their crafting. Shawl making in Kashmir is an age old practice over which the artisans have [...]

Earrings- The Evergreen Fashion Statement

Ever wondered when humans began adorning their earlobes with trinkets & baubles? Do you want to find out if wearing earrings carried significance or was it a mere style statement? Bombaybirds bring you the opportunity to discover the intriguing history associated with earrings! Apart from [...]

Indulge in the Mellowed Warmth of Quilts and Comforters

Nothing compares to the warmth given by a mushy & velvety quilt on cold winter nights. The handmade quilts & comforters are an incredible work of art & radiate the fervor of the hands that made them. Bring home a touch of world-class comfort & infuse your bed-room with handmade [...]

Pashmina- What is it exactly?

Winter is here, making memories of summer seem distant. Just the thought of chill weather makes us want to wrap ourselves in warm layers. Presenting the perfect accessory to complete your winter wardrobe. The Pashmina Shawl! The Fibre – Deemed as an eternal gift from higher gods, the word [...]

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

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 [...]

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 [...]