• Jamdani – A Wondrous Weave

    Apart from being a land of deep-seated culture, with colorful festivals, rich literature, varied languages and dialects, and an unparalleled heritage of classical music and dances, India is also a land of expert craftsmen and master weavers, who literally weave magic on the looms! One such magical weave is that of the Jamdani, which is […]

  • Essaying the Revival of Parsi Embroidery

    Parsi Embroidery is an aesthetic composition of pictorial traditions and an emblem of elegance. Combining the beauty inherent in four cultural traditions – Persian, Chinese, Indian and European – this exquisite textile form is truly an intercultural craft. The Parsi community, followers of Prophet Zarathushtra, left Iran for India, and settled along the western coast […]