Everything Else

Everything Else

Gudara means tent and the patti gudara of Karnataka is woven with a cotton yarn of a narrow width on a pit-loom. The woven cloth pieces are then joined together in an artistic manner with a line...
It is said that the hills of Mizoram are alive with the sound of music. This strong sense of music and song of the Mizos has manifested itself in locally made musical instruments. One of these...
Smoking pipes or the Tobacco pipes are made out of bamboo which are cleaned and then given the appropriate shape and the art work. These pipes are the specialty of this state. Craftsmen also make...
Over the years tribal craft form all over India has created an impact amongst foreign tourists. The Naga tribes are found to be decorating their most deadly weapons of hunting and survival, the dahs...
An incense stick is a natural product of fragrance when lit. The product holds the base of Bamboo and the top coating over the stick is a blend of aromatic herbs derived from the pure and the fresh...
Minakars belong to the Sonar or Soni caste of Kshatriyas and identify themselves with the name of Minakar or Verma. This is a hereditary craft and it is rare that outsiders are allowed to acquire any...
The state of tea gardens has Lepchas as their true inhabitants. People from Nepal, Sikkim, Tibet, Bhutan and West Bengal have also settled here. The tea garden workers are mainly tribals from Central...
Kites are loved in India. And is not only a sport but is also used to mark a variety of occasions which also includes the changing of the seasons as well as to call up on new weather and a rich...
Assamese artists make cool, smooth, and lustrous mats in the villages. Shital means cool and patti means mats. Pharsingpara and Goalpara are the two famous villages where this art is practiced. Women...
Japi is the traditional bamboo sun shade used to protect oneself from the strong sun rays. Japis are well decorated with a dazzling red background. Artist design many motifs and the common ones are...