Crafts and Craftisans

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Muted Mondays: Himachali Jewellery

Can you have too much of jewellery? Not in my world! Today, we are having…

Kalamkari, a craft, a tradition

Sometimes you find inspirations in the most unexpected places, like I did for this post.…

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The colours of Channapatna

I look forward to the Dastakar fairs at Nature Bazar, New Delhi as they are…

Silks from the North-East

There is so much that the wonderful land of the North-East of India has to offer.…

Creativity in leather from Rajasthan

There is so much of brilliance in craftsmanship in Rajasthan, that we will probably take…

Feeling the ‘Bandhej’ magic

Jodhpur, a bright and colourful city in Rajasthan is home to magnificent ancient forts with…

Muted Mondays: Rajasthani jewellery

Let these pieces in silver do the talking today…   Shilpa xx   Cover Image: via

A little ‘Chettinad’ in your home

Last weekend, I met up with an old friend, whom I hadn’t seen for years! She…

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Travel finds for the global traveller – Part I: Bali and Down Under


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Like many other people I know, one of the things on my ‘bucket list’ is…

Kashmir – land of magical embroideries on fabric

Most of us living in Delhi and parts of Northern India would recall the ‘kashmiri-shawl…