8 Brands in India Keeping The Traditional Art Of Handloom Alive
The handloom art is unique to each region of the country. Read on to know how these brands are helping this age-old art survive and also helping the artisans along the way.
Women Empowerment in the rural areas of Kutch
“There is no tool for development more effective than the empowerment of women, which is intertwined with respect for human rights. And when a woman participates in the economy, everyone benefits.” India has come a long way in this aspect, since its independence. Women are now questioning the shackles of patriarchy and moving forward into the modern world along with their traditions intact. Situated in Kutch, Gujarat, is a village called Avadhnagar. The women there have consistently been the backbone of Vanaat; a handloom weaving process. The men are in charge of the weaving, while the women do the pre […]
Fabricating the pride of India
How a hand spun fabric, Khadi, became the symbol of India’s valiant past and glorious present.
Weaving a bright future – handloom tourism in India!
Indian handlooms have woven their way through a rich legacy dating, back to ancient India. From cotton ikkat weaves to heavily embroidered Benarasi silk saris, India’s exquisite handloom textiles have the world in awe. Our country’s handloom industry, that promotes the ‘Make in India’ vision, has mushroomed in various states. Each with its unique variation of this timeless craft. This not only provides these states with a distinct identity and plentiful livelihood but has also grown to become a major attraction. Handloom tourism in India. While many other states have left a significant mark in this respect, three towns, that […]