Browsing: Handicrafts

Handicrafts
Sozni Daughters

Mechanization of handicrafts apart, hundreds of youngsters, mostly girls, in Kashmir’s periphery are using the art as a decisive tool…

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Weaving Wonders

Two friends are determined to revive the once famous art of crochet or Koereshi, by using social media. Heena Muzzafar…

Education
Saving Namda

An 18-year-old girl’s invention helped save the centuries old art of Namda making. A sports and science fiction buff, she…

Handicrafts
Pashmina Portal

Disturbed by the plight of artisan a young boy is out to change the system. Ubeer Naqushbandi reports the legacy…

Business
A Clay Thing

Not so long ago clay utensils were central to Kashmir’s lifestyle. But as plastic took over, people associated with the…

Education
Noori 2.0

After seen being cradled by Omar Abdullah in March 2012, the cloned Pashmina goat Noori went out of sight instantly.…

Education
Sozni Scientist

Born to disabled Sozni artist parents Shabir Mir picked up threads and a needle when he was just 11 to…

Handicrafts
Golden Hands 

They are the golden hands behind intricate designs and motifs that make Kashmir’s heritage handicrafts famous. But the same hands…

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Craft Kangri

For centuries, Kashmir has fought winter with the peculiar firepot, the Kangri. A visit to kangri-makers and understanding the supply…

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Silken Strokes

Everybody in the family thought he is overqualified to be a carpet weaver. But this fine arts student was dreaming…

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