HANDICRAFTS

Machine Supremacy Crippling Kashmir’s Celebrated Golden Hands

An artisan’s anguish apart, the current situation is only creating existential crisis for Kashmir’s golden hands amid the growing dominance… Read More

April 2, 2021

KASHMIR In Capital ­­­: From The House of Shaws

As Kashmiri shawls are loved across the globe, Delhi over the years has emerged as a prime location for the… Read More

March 13, 2021

KASHMIR In Capital: Carpet Chronicle of ‘Russian King’

Kashmiri carpets, which ruled the world at one point in time, faced decline with the emergence of new techniques, deteriorating… Read More

February 17, 2021

KASHMIR In Capital: ‘Masterpieces’ of Valley in Delhi

In this sixth part of Kashmir In Capital series, Kashmir Observer talks to Syed Sajad — the Kashmiri art merchant… Read More

February 6, 2021

41st India Carpet Expo Witness 292 Overseas Buyers from 51 Countries

The five-day 3rd Virtual Edition of 41st India Carpet Expo has received an overwhelming response from around 292 overseas buyers… Read More

February 3, 2021

KASHMIR In Capital: South Delhi’s Samaritan Shawl-man

In this fifth part of the ‘Kashmir in Capital’ series, Kashmir Observer talks to Basharat Saleem Sheikh, owner of Kashmir… Read More

January 26, 2021

KASHMIR In Capital: A ‘Piece of Persia’ In Delhi

In this fourth part of the ‘Kashmir in Capital’ series, Kashmir Observer profiles Abdul Majeed Chaku, a resident of Srinagar,… Read More

January 18, 2021

KASHMIR in Capital: Pashmina Threads in Nizamuddin

In this third part of ‘Kashmir in Capital’ series, Kashmir Observer tells tale of Abdul Rasheed, whose journey from Shalimar… Read More

January 11, 2021

Kashmir Artisans To Take Part In Noida Haat Fairs

The artisans and weavers from Kashmir shall get their first opportunity to participate in physical fairs outside the J&K UT… Read More

October 27, 2020

Govt Signs Pact With E-Commerce Giant To Promote Kashmir Crafts

In a bid to boost online sales of Kashmiri handicraft and handloom products, the JK govt on Thursday signed a… Read More

October 15, 2020