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New Year Resolutions taken by the Top Home Decor Bloggers (2018)

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Hello readers, today we will be talking about an amazing activity conducted by CraftedIndia that will surely inspire your home decor goals as the top home decor bloggers have come up with their New Year decor resolutions!

Know what your favorite decor blogger have to say about their home decor ideas for 2018.

1. Celebrations Decor by Dr. Lakshmi Arvind:

Dr Lakshmi Arvind of Celebrations Decor shares her New Year’s Resolution around Home Decor emphasizing on home that are collection of memories!!!

2. My Dream Canvas by Anuradha Varma: Continue Reading

10 Interesting Facts About Indian Handicrafts That Will Blow Your Mind!!

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We say that we are proud of our rich culture of arts and crafts. But do we really care about the facts of Indian Handicrafts ; do we value the scrupulous efforts and the contributions of our artists? The product that we buy is their hard work and dedication for keeping the authentic taste and the new trends and designs in mind. Well, after reading these interesting facts about Indian Handicrafts you will know exactly why Indian Handicrafts are renowned and valued worldwide.

1.Kancheepuram Saree– Chennai

The famous Silk saris also known as Kancheepuram Saree of Chennai in Tamil Nadu, has legends that state that the weavers of Kancheepuram are the descendent of the sage Markanda known as the Master Weaver of Gods. It is said that silk fabric was the most loved fabric of Lord Vishnu and this is the main reason that there are number of hand-looms around Lord Vishnu’s temple in Chennai and the weaving traditions are quite unique. Every Kancheepuram saree is made from one of the world’s best and superior quality silk. Hand woven from the pure mulberry silk, it takes one week time to complete one saree. After carefully extracting silk yarn it is dyed with vibrant and rich color and weaved with Zari. The silk used in making the saree is one that is not cut or broken. The Zari used is made using pure gold or silver. One Kancheepuram Silk Saree can fetch up to Rs 1, 00,000.  Continue Reading

INDIAN HANDICRAFT ARTISAN

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Indian culture is a motley of diverse traditions, norms, beliefs, religions, arts and aesthetics among many other beautiful things. Indian handicraft is one characteristic that comes first when someone talks about India. This years old traditional activity has become an identity of India globally. There are many skillful craftsmen in Indian heartland that are taking painstaking efforts to keep this prestigious labour work alive.

Indian handicraft is an art of making craft with hands with the skillful imagination. In ancient times, people lived in colonies known as tribal where they used to make utility products by hands as per the daily necessity, these are handicraft goods. Later, people started selling these products in local market called ‘HAAT’. With the changing times, people and their tastes expanded and today Indian Handicrafts industry is a sundry of a diversified product portfolio and there is large variety available in market including Metal ware, Wood ware, Hand printed textiles, Embroidered and crocheted goods, Shawls, Carpets, Bamboo products, Zari goods, Imitation jewellery, Paintings, Earthenware, Jute products, Marble Sculptures, Bronze Sculptures, Leather Products etc. You would be surprised to know how some artisans have spent their entire life worshipping their craft-work.

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Following are such artisans from different parts of India who become renowned while working consistently towards their respective crafts-work. Continue Reading

ART CULTURE IN INDIAN CINEMA

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Modern Indian Cinema is going through many exciting shifts as per the changing times and tastes of its broad audience base. The Indians films have always been rich in art crafts and style that lures the people from all over the world. Today’s time might witness the paradigm shift in storytelling but even after the years, the glorification of art culture in Indian cinema remained intact in modern times and rightly so.

Indian cinema industry is the most prolific one in the world. With a sacred heritage of cultures and religions, the art and crafts found in various parts of the country is rich. Since film is the representation of real life, these cultures are generally inculcated in various stories along with the use of aesthetic appeal of local arts in production design that offers an audience a satiating viewing experience of rich Indian culture. Mughal-e-Azam, Pakeezah, Parasmani, Umrao Jaan are some instances of memorable masterpieces on celluloid. There are also abundant interesting trivia and facts behind the making of these magnum opus. Continue Reading