Meet the incredibles: Vivek of Kalavilasa & Dhurries

This is a story of someone who graduated from the best Engineering institution in the…

Meet the Maker: Tousif Ansari, a Maheshwari Sari Weaver

It’s almost summer and it’s time for your hand-woven beauties to surface again. Little do…

Udupi and the Kunbi Sari: The Bakula Project

Bakula loves shopping in her village – Hebri (near Udupi); a habit she has had…

aipan, uttarkhand

Aipan – Art from the Himalayas

The snow in the Himalayas dictates the intensity of the cold in North India but…

women, artisans, india, craft, madeinindia, india

Artisan is an agent of Change, believes Paces Crafts

We love real stories that revolve around empowering artisans, improving livelihoods and keeping the handcrafts alive.  So,…

The Kullu Shawl and weaving traditions along ‘The Wool Road’


Notice: Undefined property: stdClass::$error in /var/www/wp-content/themes/theissue/inc/misc.php on line 71

Many years ago, along a winded dusty road, there were two small villages in the…

2017 – The year of the Sari

As 2017 draws to a close, I reflect on all my experiences and learnings from…

The Textile Studio – Kuzu

Saving age-old traditions and crafts one day at a time, and showcasing them to the…

Basket Weaving – The ‘Moonj’ way

Basketry is as old a craft as perhaps pottery, practised by communities across the world…

Women on Wings – Empowering Women in Rural India

“If you invest in a woman you invest in a whole family. Women on Wings…