Watch this exquisite and enthralling motion picture on Bhadohi and Mirzapur, created in association with Aadyam Handwoven. Join us on this intriguing journey of discovering vintage weaving techniques from the artisanal communities. The video takes us through the age-old artistic processes that were curated in the town of Bhadohi and Mirzapur.
Discover the magnificent handloom legacy of one of the oldest cities in the world, Varanasi. Join us on the journey of understanding the nation’s precious age-old weaving techniques from our master weavers and the artisan communities. Discover Benaras Weaves, the craft legacy, and its people in these short craft films brought to you by Aadyam Handwoven in collaboration with India Craft Week.
It is said that Rao Kishore Singh of Kotah (Rajasthan) brought weavers from Mysore in Karnataka to Kotah in the mid 17th century. Kota Doria Sarees are made of pure cotton and silk and have square like patterns known as 'khats' on them. The chequered weave of a Kota sari is very popular. They are very fine weaves and weigh very little.
Featuring: Manish Saksena & Priya
Location Courtesy: Craft Village, Delhi
Bhuj, the land of mystical desert charm, inspires timeless indigenous art steeped in tradition. In ancient ruins and arid landscapes, one can find untold stories of enchanting folktales and legends that pay homage to this ethereal land and its people, who have learned to adapt and appreciate the nature around them for centuries. Discover the region's culture and rich handloom & craft legacy in this short craft film brought to you by Aadyam Handwoven in collaboration with India Craft Week.
In the midst of isolation, art unites. Pochampally, a beautiful and rustic weaving hamlet represents unity, brotherhood, and a sense of community. This weaving hub is a manifestation of tradition, where our artisans use the Ikat handloom technique to produce astonishingly geometric patterns on their fabrics. Discover Pochampally, the craft legacy, and its people in these short craft films brought to you by Aadyam Handwoven in collaboration with India Craft Week.