Category: Home Decor

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#NICEStories: Women Weaving Heritage at Sirohi

For the longest time, financial independence has been a dream for many women. Invisible shackles of domestic responsibilities exert tremendous social pressure and prevent them from achieving their dreams. In today’s changing times, women are finally shattering the glass ceiling. They are working in every field, be it start-ups, politics, sports, business, finance, or industry. It is a promising sign that women today are ready to take the reins.

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Commitment to Kashmir
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#NICEStories: Zaina by CtoK – Handmade with Love, From Kashmir

Magnificently picturesque, Kashmir is nestled in the lap of the majestic Himalayas and the Pir Panjal mountain range. With its pristine natural beauty and simplicity, Kashmir has nurtured a unique culture. From Srinagar to Sonamarg, and Gulmarg to Pahalgam, Kashmir’s intriguing landscape is lined with chinar trees, wooden bridges, lush apple and walnut orchards, bustling bazaars, sufi shrines, and gardens. But what makes Kashmir heavenly are its unbelievably warm people, generous and welcoming. Kashmir’s treasure lies in its rich culture, traditions, and crafts that are reflective of its people and culture.

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Home Decor

#NICEStories: Prosperity Mirra – Bringing back the reds and the blues in home decor through the art of Terracotta

Prosperity is a craft enterprise focusing on Terracotta & Blue Pottery crafts from the different parts of India. They aspire to bridge the gap between traditional artisans & craft lovers, to cover the distance between remote villages of India and international craft destinations, to cross the divide between aesthetic products and pocket-friendliness and to find a balance between a rich design heritage and modern-day needs.

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Culture

#NICEStories: EkiBeki- Contemporizing Indian Art and Crafts

While art auctions and exhibitions build a perception of high value, this is seen more widely abroad. Yet only by a niche audience views Indian arts and crafts with value. India’s rich heritage and culture contributes to a beautiful spectrum of arts and crafts across the country. They are slowly lost due to lack of awareness. This is where EkiBeki steps in, a company that prizes rural craft above all, giving it a contemporary flair to create stunning pieces. They work towards making Indians more aware about the treasure trove of art in India, while also creating livelihoods for artisans.

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Culture

#NICEStories: Terracotta by Sachii- Handcrafting Pottery with Passion

Pottery is a timeless craft tradition of India. Terracotta by Sachii is on a mission to save the dying clusters of Indian Pottery. Combining her passion, experience and knowledge, Sachii Tripathi aims to strengthen and empower indigenous potters of our country. With a stellar team of master craftsmen, she connects traditional artisans with discerning craft lovers through the power of e-commerce!
Read on to know how Sachii leveraged her love for designing to create a brand that strengthens our unique styles of indigenous clay crafts and the dwindling artisans behind it.

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