Craft

The Pashmina Ring Test - Truth or Deception?

The Pashmina Ring Test - Truth or Deception?

For decades, Cashmere Pashmina lovers across the world have been stuck in a perpetual dilemma - “Is my Cashmere genuine?” Even though Cashmere or Pashmina is the richest and finest...

The Pashmina Ring Test - Truth or Deception?

For decades, Cashmere Pashmina lovers across the world have been stuck in a perpetual dilemma - “Is my Cashmere genuine?” Even though Cashmere or Pashmina is the richest and finest...

The Carpets of Kashmir

The Carpets of Kashmir

A home is incomplete without a soul and it is believed that a Carpet from Kashmir “brings the entire house together” into a unified whole. The Carpets of Kashmir have...

The Carpets of Kashmir

A home is incomplete without a soul and it is believed that a Carpet from Kashmir “brings the entire house together” into a unified whole. The Carpets of Kashmir have...

The Enchanting Aari Kari

The Enchanting Aari Kari

Legend has it that a Raffoogar (darner) named Alibaba lived in the valley of Kashmir. He was proficient in his job of stitching and mending torn clothes and spent his...

The Enchanting Aari Kari

Legend has it that a Raffoogar (darner) named Alibaba lived in the valley of Kashmir. He was proficient in his job of stitching and mending torn clothes and spent his...

The Classical Craft of Kashmiri Tilla Dozi

The Classical Craft of Kashmiri Tilla Dozi

Originally, Tilla embroidery was done using real silver or gold. The precious metals were hammered and flattened to form wires of threads and these were used for bejeweling apparel and...

The Classical Craft of Kashmiri Tilla Dozi

Originally, Tilla embroidery was done using real silver or gold. The precious metals were hammered and flattened to form wires of threads and these were used for bejeweling apparel and...

The Dying Craft of Kashmiri Turquoise

The Dying Craft of Kashmiri Turquoise

The craft of Turquoise derives its name from the breathtaking oceanic shade of blue. This is because the stones that go into its making have been traditionally painted blue by...

The Dying Craft of Kashmiri Turquoise

The craft of Turquoise derives its name from the breathtaking oceanic shade of blue. This is because the stones that go into its making have been traditionally painted blue by...

Wicker Willow Wonderments

Wicker Willow Wonderments

Wicker willow, locally known as Veer Kani in Kashmir is one of the most significant crafts of Kashmiri Handicraft Industry. There must not be anyone who visited Kashmir and could...

Wicker Willow Wonderments

Wicker willow, locally known as Veer Kani in Kashmir is one of the most significant crafts of Kashmiri Handicraft Industry. There must not be anyone who visited Kashmir and could...