Indian handicrafts have a major chance of entering the global Handicraft market and excelling in that sector. This is a potential opportunity for economic growth by setting a serious example of success in this sector. This article brings to light the aspect of crafts that we might have overlooked or something that might have gone […]
A closer intel on India’s handicrafts export business. The facts and numbers will leave you speechless! This article articulates the export business of India and proves that handicrafts provide a livelihood for many people, may it be making something, or exporting.
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The history of Indian handicrafts is vast and sustained. It is full of interesting facts as well as bitter hardships faced by the artisans. It’s a journey that goes back to more than 5000 years and has strikingly primed to the present. This article mentioned below describes the evolution of out art and culture over […]
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India is well known for its ancient and rich culture and all its ancient crafts are an uncanny proof of that. India has many unique and beautiful crafts, their production going back to centuries. These crafts have shown their importance in the past, being useful many ways. The kings and rulers in the past have […]
Kasuti Embroidery, an art form that is practices in several districts of Karnataka, like the Belgaum, Dharwad, Hubli districts. The word Kasuti has been derived from the words “Kai” that means “hand” and “Suti” that means “cotton”. This art of embroidery is famous for its different types of stitches, like the cross stitch, the negi, […]
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This week in Spotlight, we introduce “A Hundred Hands” a nonprofit trust whose mission is to help those directly involved in the creation of handmade art, crafts, and homemade foods. They strive to enable these craftsmen and women earn a fair and sustainable livelihood from their work.   “A Hundred Hands” endeavors to support the […]
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Pabiben Rabari

Kutch, the largest district in India is very famous for its crafts and embroidery. Otherwise known as the white dessert of India, Kutch is well known for its winter festivals, flamingo sanctuary and beautiful beaches. Besides all these, the land is now globally famous for the embroidered shopping bags known as  Pabi bags. The brain behind […]
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Uma Vinesh – V.V Warriers Homemade Food Products

This week we are introducing Uma Vinesh. Uma has a successful venture in natural homemade products. She is a native of Mapranam, Irinjalakkuda in Trichur district. Her product range includes home made food products like pickles , chutney powder, chips etc. which does not contain any chemicals or preservatives . Her products find customer in […]
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Hand crafted, Light weight, Terracotta Jewellery from Sophiya.

This week let me introduce Ms Sophiya, an accountant and a blooming woman entrepreneur from Arkkonam, near Chennai. She makes hand crafted terracotta jewellery which are light weight and unique. Besides the traditional temple jewellery sets, Sophia’s collection includes different unique style hand painted pendant sets which goes well with modern accessories and hence a […]
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Indian Terracotta

Terracotta, terra cotta or terra-cotta ; is a clay-based unglazed or glazed ceramic,where the fired body is porous. Terracotta is the term normally used for sculpture made in earthenware, and also for various utilitarian uses including vessels (notably flower pots), water and waste water pipes, roofing tiles, bricks, and surface embellishment in building construction and […]
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Kriti Tula – Doodlage

Reduce fabric waste and keep our environment safe ..Kriti Tula’s idea to save our environment by up cycling fabric waste resulted in an ethical fashion brand named Doodlage. Realizing that garment industries were a major contributor to the fabric waste that chokes landfills, Kriti decided to find better use for this waste. Doodlage collect these […]
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” Upcycled by Manasa ” – a Stay at Home Mom’s passion for crafting.

Decorations have been integral to events on occasions… they make them livelier and rich. When decorations are done with recycling or upcycling, the effort becomes more meaningful. Today, we introduce Ms. Manasa Yedla, a passionate  crafter who uses recycling and upcycling as a means for her creative mind. Upcycled by Manasa, grew out of a […]
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“Falguni’s Fashion Fundas ” – Dr Falguni Vasavada – Oza

In this edition of spot light,  we would like to introduce the well known social media influencer, speaker ,  fashionista  – Dr Falguni Vasavada – Oza. An academic giant , fashion blogger, lover of life and  above all, a wonderful human being , Dr. Falguni lives by her principles for life – make the best […]
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