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The Kangri isnt just a wonderful handicraft representing Kashmiri culture. When the snowflakes cover the grounds in the harsh winters of Kashmir, the most indespensable accessory that Kashmiris are left with is the Kangri, an earthenware container filled with burning coal with an outer encasement of wicker handwork, in intricate and innovative designs around it, giving it a specific colour and shape. People enjoy the warmth of Kangri under a Pharen which is the traditional kashmiri winter robe. The kangri is used to keep warm, but its versatility makes it an innovative decor piece to emanate a traditional grace. About The Craft 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
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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.