#handcrafted

Meet Amrut: Hand-crafting leather bags in Hodka, Kutch

The names of certain places often paints a vivid picture in our minds. Hodka village…

Mukaish, Kamdani or Badla – traditional embellishment techniques

Indian traditional apparel and costumes, specially the ones made for festive occasions tend to be…

A Rakhi for you, with love

Lots of stories exist for how Rakhi, as a festival came into being but the…

Bags by Terracorda

Terracorda by Shilpa Shankar Narain creates a vegan range of tote & lifestyle bags, stylistically…

Courtyard by Aline: Taking you back to your roots with brass

In today’s fast paced life, reminiscing the past can be a heartwarming and indulgent experience. It reminds us to stop, breathe and savour the simpler things in life.  The joy of raiding kitchen shelves on a hot summer afternoon, waiting endlessly for tuesdays and the almost amber-coloured brass bowl of ‘besan ladoos’! As I attempted to mirror those sentiments and the old world charm in my home, I turned to brass. Sometime back we wrote about the ‘Return of the metals – brass, copper and bronze

Jewellery: handcrafted magic you would love

Weddings and festive occasions are round the corner, and  jewellery beckons once again! When I…

The Handbags Speak

Handbags have been around forever; well, since the 14th century anyway,  in various shapes, sizes…

Home Styling: 5 ways to add the Rajasthani razzmatazz

Living in Delhi has huge benefits, being close to Rajasthan is one of them. A…

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Tarusa: Handcrafted luxury

Last week, I visited the grand IHGF, which was tucked away, far away in Greater Noida,…

Bhadohi carpets: hand crafted luxury

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Like a lot of other people, I truly believe in the power of furnishings to…