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The Beginning

A journey to the centre of the earth :)

Even when they use German Indigo which has just 30% natural indigo, no other place can develop that kind of a color. It was the water that they believe was the secret ingredient. Just like the gheru/ alizarine/ red color from Kutchh has no match, indigo from Akola has no match. And then they showed me several fabrics. 

The visionary

The family does not produce art pieces to sell but to preserve the art and cultural heritage of India. Inspired by Upanishads, Vedas, poetries, the art pieces are developed with utmost patience and love. 

World's Labour Day

Initially, we did not find shawling very difficult. The procedure was simple, shawl, filling the soil in a container, lifting the container and emptying it on the side of the Trench and then repeat. Seems simple right?!

 

A self-made man

He did not like this attitude and started his own business. He proudly stated that his integrity is not above money. He and his brother are in this profession for long now.

The Sceptic

Kundujee not being a tech-savvy and also business running alright did not show much interest in clicking pictures and sharing it with us. So only when we made another visit we could get some more Begampuri sarees. Continue Reading

Planting Seeds

Planting seeds for better future We all know what it is like to live in an environment with burgeoning garbage dumps. Maybe, not all of us but most of us have seen those plastic bags and bottle overflowing from the municipality dustbins which are kept at every few meters. An...

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