Handmade collective goes online

... to help farmers, weavers, spinners and dyers, who are all part of the cotton value chain and were affected…

KASKOM: Revival of Desi Cotton

Kaskom - connecting the Khadi people across the country to work with Indigenous (desi) cotton.

Abolishing Handloom, Handicraft Boards during COVID-19 crisis is hasty move, reflecting govt’s neglect of sectors

The government should be supporting a traditional and informal sector that supports poorer sections across the country.

Reviving the Trinjan

An effort to empower rural women and reimagine their agency through revival of art and craft of weaving in Punjab

Kuruba shepherds lose their security blanket

In some villages, women have formed ‘self-help-groups’ to collectively try and generate better incomes from Deccani wool.

A Looming Legacy

With smart policies and adequate grassroots support, artisanal goods of India could soon be treated on par with counterparts abroad.

Weaving Transformations

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

Is this Artisans’ ‘Transformation’?

Artisans of Kachchh have entrepreneurial skills, too, which retailers like Amazon need to recognize

The dyers of Kotpad

Kotpad brick reds are among the most beautiful organically dyed reds in Indian handlooms

The Handmade Symposium

Part of the shift towards lesser dependence on machine technology - a planned, self-motivated and civilized way of rebuilding the…

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