The Heritage of ‘Ikat’

It’s hard to miss the popularity of the “ikat” weave. Found in Asia, Europe, Africa and South America , this hand-woven fabric is used for apparel, furnishing and more. The “ikat” weave is much appreciated for its beauty alone, but also because it’s complicated pattern is difficult to craft, especially when several colours are part…

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The Art & Craft of Batik

The Craft of Batik is an ancient and complex art that has been practiced for over2.000 years with its origins in Southeast Asia. The word ‘Batik’ actually means ‘wax writing’. It is a technique used to print and dye fabric by applying a coat of wax, then dyeing it in different colours so that the…

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Time for Terracotta

Clay Craft is one of man’s oldest creations and its creation marks a significant step in our evolution. It is as if our ancestors were seeking to express themselves and took the earth literally into their own hands, to create shapes and forms that were both decorative as well as utilitarian. The Art of working…

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