Plastic ban in J&K opens door for revival of wicker crafts

“If the government takes a firm decision that the ban on plastic, will be strictly implemented, our craft can give rise to an important industry..."

Weaving Transformations

In weaving carpets on a handloom is constant thought, innovation, passion, satisfaction, and dedication going into it, as well as freedom, ...

चिराला के हथकरघे (in Hindi)

चिराला, हथकरघा की हस्तकला और कारीगरी के लिए प्रसिद्ध है। यहां की रेशम, जरी वाली साड़ी, विशेषकर पट्टूबादी साड़ी की ख्याति है।

New and Useful from the Old and Useless

The weavers use about 5 kilos of the fabric extracted from old clothes to create a bedcover or other article

Nila - A river and its relationships

A revival of traditional arts and crafts along the River Bharathapuzha in Kerala ...

Organic, handspun, handwoven: this muslin from Dindigul doesn’t get any better

What can be better than organic cotton, hand-spun, hand-woven and hand-dyed in organic colours?

थार की कसीदाकारी (in Hindi)

थार की कसीदाकारी से गांवों में महिलाओं के स्वयं सहायता समूह मजबूत बन गए हैं, वे बैंकों से आदान-प्रदान करती हैं।

A Village in Bengal Where Every Inmate is an Artist

The Patua painters also sing Pater Gaans which may relate to mythology and tribal rituals or to issues like preventing spread of HIV/AIDS.

From Crop to Garment: How Sustainable Producers Respect The Cotton Value Chain

Socio-environmental injustices often lead to social movements and activism led by those in the community who are determined to make a change.

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