Story of Fabrics
The bandhani or bandhna is the greatest masterpiece of the Indian dyer’s art. It is both a complicated and sophisticated method of resist-dyeing. Bandhani goes beyond being an art, and it is in every sense a labour of love involving tremendous patience, skill and aesthetics.
Handloom to heirloom, the Paithani weave is treasured across the globe but especially by Maharashtrian brides, for whom it is the most special piece of their wedding trousseau.
Woven with big dreams and enthralling narratives, a traditional Tant saree is synonymous with one of Bengal's finest and oldest weaving technique.
As one of the oldest and largest cottage industries of the country, India's heritage handlooms represent the timeless traditions, diverse cultures and unparalleled craftsmanship that have stood the test of time.
From thread to tradition and warp to weft, weaving is an amalgamation of art and science.
By marking auspicious beginnings, illuminating our lives with a ray of hope and bringing together family and friends from across the globe.
A narrative element, a poetic expression and a visual identity; motifs are revered greatly across all cultures and communities for their artistic sense and symbolic significance.
The 5th Walking Hand-in-Hand event, a yearly fashion showcase conducted by the CDS Art Foundation, Ahmedabad.
Banaras, the spiritual capital of India, is also the abode to the most exquisite weaving cluster of the country. From the Vedic period to the Mughal era to the current episode in time, this land has been a temple for artisans and craftsmen who have perfected the art of brocade...
The air reverberates with the spirit of goodness and togetherness, as seen through the grand celebrations and prayers during the festival of Navaratri. The word translates to 'nine nights' in Sanskrit and at the heart of its festivities lies the legendary story of Goddess Durga, who represents the 'Divine Feminine'...
Vibrant, fragrant and fresh, flowers are synonymous with our culture in innumerable ways. From dusk to dawn, flowers are interwoven into the daily routine of people all over India. Right from decorating the house to offerings while worshipping deities to medicinal uses, these bright and beautiful blooms represent the very...