Posts by: gaatha_home

Lappe ka Kaam

Lappe ka Kaam

The stunning Gotta Patti work on the ethnic wear of the Rajasthani womenfolk is a spectacular embroidery involving an array…
Song of the Needle

Song of the Needle

A mother, wife, daughter, sister, a farmer, a mason, a carpenter, a cattle rearer, a sweeper, a washer, a cook, an…
Chappa chappa charkha chale

Chappa chappa charkha chale

"I am convinced that swaraj cannot come so long as the tens of millions of our brothers and sisters do…
Cheelai from Madhurai

Cheelai from Madhurai

This story goes back to 800 years ago, when artisans of Saurashtra migrated to Madurai region of Tamil Nadu in…
Todas’ of Nilgiri

Todas’ of Nilgiri

“One man loved a girl. "Her parents know about this love. "They catch the man and tie him to a…
Syahi Begar

Syahi Begar

There is something excruciatingly beautiful about a little town in the heart of Rajasthan, specked with colour all the time.…
Blue Pottery

Blue Pottery

As one steps into the enchanting old city of jaipur, he/she is surrounded by an epiphany of crafts of every…
Impressions on Clay

Impressions on Clay

The crimson sun sets over the sleepy town, bowing in a reddish orange hue over the magnificent fortress bringing every…
Dhana Murti

Dhana Murti

“What can you do with a rice grain? You can feed it to the crow, Or even a pigeon if…
Appliqué Kaam

Appliqué Kaam

A camp in a desert or a hunting expedition in the middle of a forest or a battle field, something…
Brooms & Superstitions

Brooms & Superstitions

While superstitions surrounding our lives might be a big turn off for the present generation, probing slightly deeper may reveal…
Banarasi from Varanasi

Banarasi from Varanasi

“Older than history, older than tradition, older even than legend—and looks twice as old as all of them put together."-…
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