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Jamdani – Intricate weaves and skilled weavers.

26 Apr

 

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Read the story of the weavers here

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It takes a decade and more to become a skilled jamdani weaver .

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tends to the sheep and weaves blankets – from Karnataka, a Gorava

3 Mar

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The shirt is not part of his traditional garment.

… an everyday chore for many

16 Jan

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super woman in Orissa

6 Jan

image credits  -she depicts – strength, forced resilence, beauty. her baby lies strong in her arms. if she is not a role model than who is ?

Rural India : This is as real as it can get

3 Dec

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punjab brings to you phulkari

12 Nov

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abhinaya: an indian art form

5 Nov

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The most beautiful things are created in humble surroundings

29 Oct

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hand on the loom again and again, the kid looks on ..

15 Oct

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and the chulah in the background where she cooks her food. her utensils worn out after years of cooking. life still goes on, on the loom

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kandanghi sarees : a gift from women weavers of chettinad

8 Oct

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image credits: artyzen and for more