Handwoven Shawls, Stoles & Dupattas

When it comes to Indian fabric and handmade crafts, every word would fall short to define the excellence of art and the artist as well. Tangaliya & Toda Fabric is a unique way of weaving with intricate textile design patterns that highlight the artists’ single-mindedness. They were enthralled by the prospect of completing their numerous…

Indian Fighter Kites

India has a long history with kites. Most people believe that Chinese travelers Fa Hien and Hiuen Tsang brought kites to India, but kites evolved on their own in India, and today Indian kites are almost exclusively fighter kites. Tissue paper and bamboo are used to make them, and almost all Indian kites have the…

Madhubani Art & its Significance

Madhubani paintings are one of India’s oldest and most distinctive traditional art forms. Madhubani paintings are a 2500-year-old folk art that is believed to have originated during the Ramayana, when king Janaka invited the people to photograph his daughter Sita’s wedding to prince Rama. During festivals, ceremonies, or special events, women would hand painted these…

Toys & Games; Sustainable Entertainment

Toy Industry, The Disaster, Environmental Damage & Health Concerns… With steady globalisation and corporates making India their playground, the Indian based toy industry has shown a steady decline, replaced by toys made and sold by foreign investors. With cheap materials like plastic, often created in bulk and sold for lower and more affordable prices, the…

Slow Fashion; The Need & Sustainability

Fast Fashion & Sustainability: The Crisis… In the world of social media, the internet and trends changing faster than seasons, fast fashion has established its presence to keep up with the rapidly evolving world and times. The roots of fast fashion can be traced to 90s America, the ideas of IT girls and pretty vogue…