• 08 Apr,2019
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The intricacy and delicacy of Chikankari

Lucknow is known for many things besides its ‘tehzeeb’ (etiquette). Its history, politics, food, clothes, music, culture, language – the list goes on. If you ask us, the Nawabon ka seher is

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  • 05 Apr,2019
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The Evolution of Sarees

A saree clad woman is a depiction of the cultural essence of our country, something that denotes her passion to be in touch with the roots of our traditional. The traditional garment of choice for Indian women everywhere,

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  • 27 Mar,2019
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Aari work, the most intricate threadwork.

Beads and a sharp edges needle named muthia are used to create chain stitches according to the design of the embroidery. Aari work is created using a pen shaped needle with an end shaped like a crochet needle. Aari work is

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  • 13 Feb,2018
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Kantha- The pride of West Bengal

Birbhum district of West Bengal is the birthplace of Kantha embroidery. Though Kantha was traditionally used to decorate quilts and bedspreads, it is now a popular embroidery for salwar kameez, sarees, dupattas a

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  • 12 Feb,2018
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Bandhani- The Indian Tie-dye

The term “Bandhani”, also known as Bandhej, is derived from the Sanskrit word bandh which means “to bind” or “to tie”. As the name suggests, Bandhani is a technique o

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