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Buddhist Weavers of Maniabandha - A Confluence of Ideas

One of India’s greatest gifts to the world of ideas is Buddhism, a religion that was propounded by Gautama Buddha in the middle of 1st millennium BCE, on the principles of compassion and detachment.

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The Two in One Tote

If a tote is too restrictive for you, why not opt for a bag that is a tote and a sling all at once? 

This artfully crafted tote comes with a 21.5 inch short shoulder strap and a 51 inch long detachable strap with an adjuster for added convenience. 131 more words


Excellence In Fibers

Excellence In Fibers is on view until March 19, 2017 at New Bedford Art Museum/ArtWorks! Four weavings are on exhibit. Fiber Art Now, a quarterly print and digital magazine, developed the exhibition. 28 more words


Take me HOME - JL Spring 2017

Picked up this little beauty today…

Beautiful front cover and much more eye-catching than usual for High Street staple, John Lewis. To me, it’s very Designers Guild-esque in its floral arrangement and colouring. 100 more words


An Overview

The tradition of weaving is age-old in India. Pieces of evidence, in the form of woven cotton, bone needles and supposed weaving workshops have been and still are being unearthed from the times of the Indus valley civilisation, i.e. 1,029 more words

Patan’s Patola – A Weaver’s Perspective

There is an old Gujarati proverb on the Patola that goes something like this – “PADI PATOLE BHAT, FAATE PAN FITE NAHI”. This roughly translates to ‘ The design laid down in patola shall never fade even when the cloth is torn.’

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