Ikali – Bringing magic from the North-East of India

When I hear a mention of North-East of India, an image of brightly coloured, handwoven textiles comes to mind. These brightly colourful shawls seen in just about every Indian army…

The Kanjeevaram Tales

It’s the seasons for silks, and for some of us, silks meant simply kanjeevarams when we were growing up. Well, the definition has since changed though it is unchallenged when it comes…

Tribal Style, the Nagaland way

If you have grown up in India, then chances are that you must have had a brush with this massive thick, brightly coloured fabric from Nagaland. This was thanks to the…

Silks from the North-East

There is so much that the wonderful land of the North-East of India has to offer. I have spoken about foods and jewellery in my previous posts and this post is…

‘Darzi’ ka brilliance with Khadi – Creating masterpieces

We in India, sometimes take our independence and  ‘darzi’ (also referred to as masterji, lovingly) for granted! Both need to be respected, cherished and valued!  I know, very dissimilar topics of discussion…