The History of Mosaic Art 

We like to think of Mosaic as a form of “puzzle art“ – which has traditionally been used in decorating both interior and exterior spaces. The art of mosaic work has remained mostly unchanged since their origins in Mesopotamia – between 4,000 to 5,000 years ago. The art evolved and added beauty and colour to walls,…

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The Art & Craft of Dhokra

Our fascination with craft-stories continues. Amongst our most popular and fastest-moving product categories is jewellery. Dhokra jewellery with its golden-yellow finish, traditional and contemporary designs and attractive pricing is something that you all love. Today – we’re sharing the story of the art and craft of Dhokra ( or Dokra ) !Dhokra (or Dokra) is non–ferrous…

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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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