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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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  • Celebrating Innovation on National Handloom Day
    August 6, 2020 Mallika Priya

    Celebrating Innovation on National Handloom Day

    Handloom weaving has existed and even thrived in India for many millennia. However, it was Gandhiji’s adoption of Khadi which helped it become an emblem of India’s independence movement and handloom weaving a paradigm of self-reliance. What is required is for handloom and Khadi to be adopted into contemporary wear. It is in this area that institutions such as Gandhigram are innovating by adapting and changing to remain relevant to the present time.
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  • What You Get is More Than What You See
    July 31, 2020 Mallika Priya

    What You Get is More Than What You See

    Organic desi cotton could well be the fabric of our life and times! It is not just eco-friendly and durable, but also completely natural. A fabric that breathes, it is super-absorbent making it cool to wear all year long. From raw material to finished product, it only spells better cotton all the way…

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  • Discovering More For You
    June 13, 2020 Prabodh Jain

    Discovering More For You

    Discover wonderful arts and crafts, made by the immensely talented artisans of India, through Sarangi. Whether it is the handloom sarees of Maheshwar or items made by up-cycling scrap pieces of fabrics, you'll find a tasteful selection of beautiful products.
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  • The Dancing Lady
    June 10, 2020 Prabodh Jain

    The Dancing Lady

    The wood carving artisans of Sagara in Karnataka are brilliantly talented. This is a short, personal account of our visit to Sri K.S. Gajanana's workshop, a master of the craft, and the beautiful products made by him.
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