Large Decorative Willow Kashmiri Kangri
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- Material :Earthern ,Willow
- Color :Multicolor
- Size :12*29"
- Care :Wipe with a wet Cloth
- KBCODE: KB6636
- Time To Make : 15-20 Days
- Availability: Ships Internationally
- Brand: Gousia
In the middle of your living room lies a Kangri beautifully adorned to create an amazing piece of interior decor which reflects your love for culture. Kangri - the earthern pot in handmade wicker willow is adorned with colourful rings and plaits, which involves labour and local artisanal craftsmanship. The earthern pot is filled with hot charcoal embers, which keeps the locals warm in the chilly days of winter. This Kangri is not just a decoration in your living room. It is your keepsake from that memorable trip to the paradise itself.
Specializing in the finesse of hand crafted wicker willow, Gousia willow is an initiative by a 95 year old artisan who brought the craft of basketry to a pinnacle of glory. His craftsmanship is now carried forward by his sons who make utlities, accessories and more out of the craft which emanates earthiness.
Wicker willow, locally known as Veer Kani is one of the most significant crafts of Kashmiri Handicraft Industry. These creative and delicately crafted masterpieces of art are a wonderful sight while taking a tour of the rich Kashmiri handicraft markets. Ganderbal district in Kashmir provides the climate conditions for the plant to grow. A one kilometer travel from Ganderbal takes one to the Shalabugh village which is home to the willow artisans. Some of the most commonly crafted items are baskets, flower vases, room dividers, lamp shades, curtain rings, trays, cycle baskets, chairs , racks, holders, swings and not to forget the traditional Kashmiri Kangri!