Category Archives: Jewels in our Crown

We lost a jewel in our crown: Master Craftsman, M. V. Lakshmanan

We lost a jewel in our crown: Master Craftsman, M. V. Lakshmanan In month of August 2015 , we lost yet another jewel in our crown, our beloved Mr. M. V. Lakshmanan. He immortalized his art in his beautiful bronze … Continue reading

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Jewels in our Crown Master Weaver for Ikkat: A. G. Govardhan: Padma Shree Awardee

About Ikkat Weaving:  In the state of Andhra Pradesh the Ikkat process is known as ‘pagdu bandu’ ‘buddavassi’ and ‘chitki’. The oldest ikkat centre in this state is Chirala. The introduction of tie and dye technique into Pochampalli area was as … Continue reading

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Master Craftsman: S. Shakir Ali (Padma Shri Awardee) Miniature Painting

Paramparik Karigar introduces its Master Craftsmen under the series called ‘Jewels In Our Crown’ “Master Craftsman: S. Shakir Ali (Padma Shri Awardee) Miniature Painting” Miniature Painting of Rajasthan: India has a rich heritage of miniature paintings. It is impossible to … Continue reading

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Jewels in our Crown: Master Craftsman: Brahmadeo Ram Pandit (Padma Shri Awardee) Pottery

Pottery is perhaps the oldest craft in the world. Primarily utilitarian, clay utensils have often ranked as some of the most beautiful objects of art. Traditional folk pottery has always been a part of Indian life and ceremonies. From per-historic times, … Continue reading

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Jewels in our Crown: Master Craftsman Jivya Soma Mashe Padma Shri Awardee

  Warli Tribal Painting: The Warlis live in Thane district of Maharashtra. They are tribal artists with 1200 years old painting tradition. Traditionally the women of the tribe created the wall paintings on their ‘chowks’ during marriages and festivals. These … Continue reading

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Master Craftsman Shree Lal Joshi: Padma Shri Awardee

Phad Painting of Rajasthan Traditionally created on long, horizontal pieces of cloth known as Phads, this style of folk painting usually depicts the folk deities of Rajasthan, especially Pabuji and Devnarayan. Pabuji was a famous king of the Rathore Clan. … Continue reading

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Master Craftsman of Kalamkari: Padma Shri J. Gurappa Chetty

Paramparik Karigar introduces its Master Craftsmen under the series called   ‘Jewels In Our Crown’ Master Craftsman of Kalamkari: Padma Shri J. Gurappa Chetty. Kalamkari The art of Kalamkari was originally called Vrathapani. The new name must have come from … Continue reading

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Jewels In Our Crown

Jewels In Our Crown Paramparik Karigar introduces it’s Master Craftsmen under the series called “Jewels In Our Crown” “Stone Carving by Master Craftsman Padma Shri Sudarshan Sahoo” Stone carving flourished as temple art in various parts of India. The breathtakingly … Continue reading

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