Red Hued Willow Kashmiri Kangri
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- Material :Earthern ,Willow
- Weight :1.045 kg approx
- Size :12*24"
- Care :Wipe with a wet Cloth
- KBCODE: KB6640
- Time To Make : 15-20 Days
- Availability: Ships Internationally
- Brand: Gousia
Pleasing to the eyes, colourful to look at, the Kashmiri kangri captures the essence of the winter season in Kashmir, the time when it is the most essential belonging of an individual. The traditional earthern pot is filled with hot embers used by Kashmiris beneath their traditional clothing to keep the chill at bay. Encased by intricate designs of hand woven willow wood in a natural colour, the Kashmiri kangri is also regarded as a cultural work of art. Grace your living rooms by the Kashmiri souvenir, as it tells you the stories of the paradise
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!