Block printing and hand painting

Hand Block Printing Rocks

It seems that hand block printing has been around for thousands of years, but I…

Araash Fresco Painting: A new identity with pops of colour

The euphoria of a discovery that eventually summarises the very purpose of one’s work is difficult to…

What does wearing ‘Ajrakh’ mean to you?

What does wearing ‘Ajrakh’ mean to you? I know there is a technical definition out there, but…

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Printing traditions: Sanganer & Bagru

Rajasthan has a rich tradition in textiles dyeing and printing. We had written about the…

Kalamkari, a craft, a tradition

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

Feeling the ‘Bandhej’ magic

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