Unlike the big jewellery houses, local craftsmen in India do not have the luxury of making moulds to replicate their jewellery. What they do instead is painstakingly craft piece after piece to perfection, complete with hand worked quirks that make each of them unique. In the process, their jewellery ceases to be a result of mechanical mass production and becomes an honest work of art.
Natsy By Design presents Poorvi - a collection of cool cotton weaves from the East. Pick from a range of Godda cotton sarees from Chotanagpur, Madhya-mani sarees from Bolpur, smart solids from Fulia and a lot more. Soothing colours and breathable weaves make for a rare combination of style and comfort.
We currently work with over 60 artisans and as many craft traditions in an effort to patronize not just the crafts but the artisan communities that struggle to keep them alive. Shop from over 1000 hand-crafted treasures – Vintage bags, hand-woven sarees and dupattas in natural fabrics, indo-western apparel, hand-made collectables, antiques, masks, wooden serve ware, block-printed home furnishings, folk paintings, rare nomadic, tribal, and ethnic jewellery, and lots more...
In the 18th century the art of miniature painting had become quite popular in the Rajput states. Ateliers were maintained not only at the courts of the Rajput rulers, but artists were also in the employ of the chieftains of the numerous thikanas (fud..
The festive season is here and with it many occasions to dress up and celebrate with friends and family. Find inspiration for your look this season in the enthralling world of art. Here are 10 looks you can glean from the masters.1. Styling a Saree ..
Bihar is one of the largest producers of handicrafts and handloom fabric and that is primarily because of its rich heritage and glorious past. A journey back in time reveals that the modern day state of Bihar consists of two prominent kingdoms in the..
Towards the latter part of the Vedic Age, the kingdom of Videha emerged as the new center of Vedic culture. King Janaka is attributed to be the ruler under whom Videha rose to its prominence. This prominent kingdom was referred to in both the Mahabha..
The art of printing on textiles has been around for centuries and most probably originated in the Asiatic region. The oldest record of printing on fabric dates back to before 220 AD in China. In 327 B.C. when Alexander the Great invaded India, colour..