Posts Tagged "Ahmedabad"

Of Glitter & Shine

Of Glitter & Shine

Once adorned by the royalties of the country, on the sheen of silk and the softness of velvet, the designs…
The Key Maker

The Key Maker

A boat maker works on the seaside in a coastal town, the embroiderer creates her trousseau at home, the basket…
Sanctum Makers

Sanctum Makers

The Heritage Walk in Ahmedabad starts on a cool morning from the Swaminarayan Temple and takes you around the lanes…
An alternate essential

An alternate essential

It is only in Kutch that bright colours of richly embroidered garments find the company of ample silver jewellery, and…
Sacred cloth of the Goddess

Sacred cloth of the Goddess

Red… the colour of blood, of life, vitality… red, the colour of the Mother Goddess, the embodiment of power, the…

“Gaatha” A tale of Crafts

Handicraft ~ The act of ‘hand-crafting’ an object to suffice a daily chore; to pacify a need of faith; as…
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