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Know your Handicrafts- Weaves from Kanchipuram

    Textiles from KANCHIPURAM, Tamil Nadu. Kanchipuram specializes in heavy silk saris woven with tightly twisted three-ply, high-denier threads, using thick jari threads for supplementary warp and weft patterning. Interlocked weft borders are common. Along with silk saris, Kanchipuram … Continue reading

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Know Your Handicrafts- Pattachitra

Pattachitra Orissa Handicraft/Art   Pattachithra is a Sanskrit word, from the words, ?patta? meaning cloth and ?Chithra? meaning pictures. The artists were traditionally called Chithrakars. Stylistically, the Pattachithra resembles the old murals of that region, which date back to 5th … Continue reading

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Our August exhibition- A Journey

Hello all! Paramparik Karigar is getting ready for its next exciting event. Yes, all our regulars- that’s right, our August Exhibition at World Trade Centre.   August. Mumbai. The city struck by unrelenting slivery spindles of rain. The last cup … Continue reading

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Invitation card and workshop poster for April 2017 exhibition

Invitation card and workshop poster for April 2017 exhibition Dear Readers, Here is our exhibition and workshop poster for April 2017 2) Upcoming Workshop: DOWNLOAD Workshop details – April 2017   Join us on our FACEBOOK PAGE – Click here Did … Continue reading

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Know Your Handicrafts- Gond Painting II

Cont from part I  A Historical Perspective : This eponymous painting style is a folk/ tribal art form practiced by The Gond Tribes, largely from Madhya Pradesh. The word, ‘Gond’ comes from the Dravidian expression, Kond which means ‘the green … Continue reading

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Know Your Handicrafts – Gond Painting – I

  GOND PAINTING   Place of origin: Madhya Pradesh and its surrounding states. Earliest Recorded History – though no textual record exists, the origin of the art form can be traced back to Pre- Aryan era Genre: Art, Tribal. Traditionally … Continue reading

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Know Your Handicrafts – Pottery

POTTERY Place of Origin: Many parts of India. Earliest recorded history- Neolithic Period Genre: Handicraft. Material- Clay. Technique: The process of pottery involves modelling, shaping of clay, drying and firing. Clay can be categorised as primary clay, which includes china … Continue reading

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Know Your Handicrafts – Dhurries

  Hand Woven Dhurrie   Place of Origin: Many parts of India. Earliest recorded hist0ry- 5th Century Genre: Handloom, Material – Cotton and wool. Technique: A Dhurrie is a flat woven pile-less cotton or woolen area rug made in a … Continue reading

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Our August Exhibition – an account

Culture is the identity of a people, traditional arts and crafts its manifestation. Those arts and crafts are our heritage. We display them, wear them and through it, express ourselves. We are often searching for them to fulfil this desire … Continue reading

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There’s renewed interest in handlooms

Download to read the latest update across our Bulletin page: There’s renewed interest in handlooms: Click here to download the PDF and read Few other latest updates: http://brownpaperbag.in/mumbai/events/ http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/mumbai/entertainment/honouring-indigenous-art/article8999696.ece http://www.thedailypao.com/event/ http://www.vervemagazine.in/arts-and-culture/10-traditional-crafts-to-get-at-the-paramparik-karigar-exhibition Press Release- Paramparik Exhibition- August 19th to 22nd 2016-World … Continue reading

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