Bandhani

By The India Craft House The history of dyeing can be dated back to prehistoric times. This art finds its mentions in the Alexander the great time texts about the beautiful printed cottons of India. As per evidences in Historical Texts, the first Bandhani saree was worn at the time of Bana Bhatt`s Harshacharita in…

Channapatna

The floor is surfaced with sharp wood splinters and sawdust. Unlike other work-sheds, afternoons here are swift & hasty and the noise from turning of wood through overhead belt-drives fills the compound. Symmetrical pieces of wood colored in vibrant shades are stacked on the worktable; by evening, these will be assembled and made into simplistic…