Before one starts to weave a Kani shawl the design or the pattern has to be made. It is given to a Naaqash to draw a pattern..
This makes the art of writing Talim a specialized practice and forms the foundation of the carpet industry.
“Every year vines grow taller & fatter…they cling to every support on their way, suck
Dancing on a toe it could either be a crane or this mad man… both
They are a sight to behold, a conversation so musical, a feeling so warm.... they are the people of Kashmir... in their land.
The story as told by the boatman goes…. A Kashmiri Pandit, Naraindas had a shop that used to cater to the needs of the tourists.
All the craft articles made were for everyday use, for cooking and serving… Other commonly used articles were, Lota (pot), Tream (plate), Naer (water jug), Tash Near (portable handwash), dishes, bowls and laddles… and many more…”
While the whole world is going nuts creating and apparently solving complexities, there still are
Along the Dab sitting across on a warm and comforting silk carpet, an old man
Gazing into infinity… into the dark sky Twinkle one…two…three… Twinkle four…five… six…! Blink one…two…three… Blink
A house, she wanted to build, with every twig and stone the earth embraced, bonding
He sits cross-legged in the lap of hills. He has a knowing, settled air to
Gaatha brings to you, traditional handicrafts and the culture behind them, directly from the very home of the Indian artisan.