Tagged: Indian Handicrafts

Locksmiths of Dindigul

Locksmiths of Dindigul

Art of Lock making may not seem very intriguing to many of us living in the age of automation and bar-codes. But it was quite a fascinating craft not so long ago. Almost a...

Folk Paintings of India

Folk Paintings of India

Indian folk paintings have been passed down from generation to generation. Paintings are best known to depict the heard, and unheard stories form generations. India being the country with a diverse culture in every...

Dhow-makers of Mandvi

Sons of Sailors : Dhow-makers of Mandvi

“A ship in the port is always safe But This is not what the ships are built for” The 400 year old Medieval age shipyard in Mandvi, Kutch district of Gujarat continues to produce...

SANJHI ART : Trimming out the Divinity of Lord Krishna

SANJHI ART : Trimming out the Divinity of Lord Krishna

Sanjhi Art is the traditional craft of Braj Bhoomi, Mathura & Vrindavan, in which motifs associated with Krishna’s Leela are cut meticulously into paper with fine scissors. In some parts of North & Northwest...