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  • Reimagining Kanjivarams with Kambli Studio
    February 13, 2021 Meghana Rao

    Reimagining Kanjivarams with Kambli Studio

    Upcycling or “creative reuse” has been a part of most cultures across the globe. Sarangi has collaborated with Kambli Studio to create some exquisite patchwork cushion covers with Kanjivarams that have been impacted by time

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  • January 28, 2021 Meghana Rao

    The Grand Welcome - Toran

    Toran / Thoranam comes from the ancient Sanskrit word ‘Torana’ (तोरण)  which refers to an arch or a triangle supporting a large balance loosely translating as a pass. The earliest Torans can be found in Buddhist architecture, and refers to...

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  • Shankar's International Dolls Museum
    December 8, 2020 Meghana Rao

    Shankar's International Dolls Museum

    Set up by the renowned political cartoonist K. Shankar Pillai (1902-1989), Shankar's International Dolls Museum has the largest collection of costume dolls anywhere in the world.⁣⁣Housed in the building of the Children's Book Trust on Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New...

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  • The Association with Lambadi Women Artisans
    December 2, 2020 Meghana Rao

    The Association with Lambadi Women Artisans

    Aditi Jain, a textile designer, and Swami of Kaskom had jointly raised funds for artisans during the early days of the pandemic. V. Swaminathan founded Kaskom, an initiative to revive the indigenous cotton varieties and its cultivation across India. Aditi...

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  • Good for a 1,00,000 Years!
    September 10, 2020 Mallika Priya

    Good for a 1,00,000 Years!

    Beads are one of the oldest types of the archaeological artefact - with 100,000-year-old beads made from Nassarius shells thought to be the oldest known jewellery. Imagine that! a 1,00,000 years!
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  • Yellow- The Colour of Friendship
    September 3, 2020 Mallika Priya

    Yellow- The Colour of Friendship

    Yellow is the colour of smiles and sunshine. It is bright, cheerful and optimistic. Yellow symbolises intuition and wisdom; it is the natural symbol of enlightenment.
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  • Of Lines and Dots -The Gond Art
    August 27, 2020 Mallika Priya

    Of Lines and Dots -The Gond Art

    The freedom of imagination is a gift the Gond artists inherit. Simple lines and dots are meticulously and imaginatively drawn to depict a scene from nature and life around.
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