Spices Box: Tastes in India

One of the most common needs that have belonged to every kitchen for numerous generations to give it a powerful aesthetic statement is a spice box. No one can underestimate the importance of spices in the kitchen; therefore, these Masala boxes are a simple way to store spices such as mustard seeds, chili powder, turmeric…

Mata Ni Pachedi

Mata, Shakti, and Devi are mythological names that conjure up vivid ideas. Goddess’s many forms are imagined by the Chitara families of Gujarat’s roaming Waghris tribe as hand-painted or block-printed images on textiles, surrounded by stories from mythology, epics, and folklore. The term ‘Mata-ni-Pachedi’ literally means ‘that which enshrines the Goddess.’ This craft has been…

Sandalwood Craft and the Jangids

Rajasthan is known for its diverse art and craft sector as well as its scenic beauty. Rajasthan’s sandalwood and woodwork are as well-known as the state’s stunning scenery. Different sorts of woods can be found throughout the state, allowing artisans to test their talents and abilities. Furniture, decorative objects, toys, and household goods include the…

Wooden Doll: Carving legacy of Natungram

The state of West Bengal is endowed with multi-crafting abilities. At every entrance gate, carving can be found. A warrior and a high-status household need to have a wooden carving at the entrance of the gate or door. A stunning wooden carving may be found at the village’s main entrance. Human figures, animals such as…

Toys & Games; Sustainable Entertainment

Toy Industry, The Disaster, Environmental Damage & Health Concerns‚Ķ 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…

Nagina Wood Carving & Craft

Wood Carving: The History & Story‚Ķ Wood carving is one of the oldest craft forms known to mankind, found in various parts across the world. It was present in people’s daily lives in form of temples, sculptures, and various beautifully carved objects. The small town of Nagina, present in the Bijnor district of Uttar Pradesh…