The pieces spin once again to apply the coat of lacquer. The sticks of Lac are pressed against the constantly moving surface. The friction of it begins melting the sticks and colour blooms onto the wood as the Lac sticks to it. If the natural colours do not suffice, the artisans turn to acrylics...
Through the last 99 posts we have toured around alleys, bathed in shadows of vernacular
Woven carpets – a rich woven textile that is designed to adorn the naked floor till
Gaatha brings to you, traditional handicrafts and the culture behind them, directly from the very home of the Indian artisan.