• 24 Feb,2020
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The Weaver's Story - Part 5, Harkeerat- A Phulkari weaver.

From the literary works of Kabir to every small festivity in Punjab, Phulkari craftwork has been integral to the Indian culture. The floral motifs, the vibrant colors and the heavy borders are a mark of the intri

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  • 03 Dec,2019
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The Weaver's Story - Part 4. Tamanna, Employer of rural women and men having immense skills.

The touch and feel of woven work can only be felt by the ones who own a Chanderi. Chanderi is one of the reputably-known artform in the handloom clusters in India. Predominantly, famous for its sarees, made with

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  • 25 Nov,2019
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The Weaver's Story - Part 3

The Weaver's Story - Part 3. Tanuja Somani - Empowering Women. KANTHA WEAVER. Tanuja Somani is 60 years old.  She is in this field since 1993. Addressing Kantha she says Kantha got its name from the old techni

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  • 15 Nov,2019
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The Weaver's Story - Part 2 : Surendra Babu, Taking forward his ancestral heritage.

Ikkat is perhaps one of the most soulful of tie and dye crafts that dates back to thousands of years to the rural households in Gujarat, Orissa and Andhra Pradesh. Ikkat is a textile art wherein patterns are created by re

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  • 04 Nov,2019
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The Weaver's Story - Part 1 : Vipul Bhai, A Weaver from the Ghats of Banaras.

Coming from the small galis of Banaras, evolving through the rule of the Mughals- is the craft of making a Banarasi Saree. Zari and Brocade materials perhaps the hallmarks of the city of Varanasi. Vipul Bhai, one such Bana

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