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Layered to Perfection, Lacquer Art from India

I have earlier written about my tryst with art and craft with Gujarat but this one with lacquer was unplanned and unexpected. The artisan from Nirona village was off for his afternoon ablutions in a some local pond or street … Continue reading

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Hand Made Bells from Kutch, India

While searching for hand-made bells in the villages of Kutch, I had actually landed at the doorstep of a bell maker turned part time Morchang Musician.  After a musical session at his home in Nirona village, (on the way to … Continue reading

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Mastery on Fabric- Rogan Art

I stopped by at Nirona Village while travelling through Kutch in Gujarat. Nirona is about 100 kms away from Bhuj, near Nakhtarana. We walked down through the village lanes to the home of National Award Winning Artistes (Khatri Ghafoor Bhai … Continue reading

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Melodious Tunes of Metal

Walking around a dusty hamlet (Nirona) in the heartland of Kutch in Gujarat, India, in search of hand made bells, I chanced upon a musician who crafts bells for a living. Neighbours pointed out to a house where they made bells … Continue reading

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