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The book is a first-of-its-kind comprehensive documentation of Indian crafts. Handmade in India is a unique compendium that probes into all aspects of handicrafts - historical, social and cultural influences on crafts, design and craft processes, traditional and new markets, products and tools - unravelling a wealth of knowledge. Based on extensive field work and research, Handmade in India maps the regional craft clusters on the basis of prevailing craft-work patterns, documenting all the renowned crafts and also the lesser known crafts. Some of these are renowned, like the pinjrakari and khatumband wood work of Kashmir, blue pottery of Jaipur, chikankari embroidery of Lucknow, the kannadi or metal mirrors from Aranmula, chappal s or footwear from Kolhapur, and the bamboo craft of Assam. Other, lesser known, crafts like the paabu or stitched boots from Ladakh, jadupatua paintings from Jharkhand, the making of Kathakali and Theyyam headgear, khadi or tinsel printing in Ahmedabad have also been described in striking detail.

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The book is a first-of-its-kind comprehensive documentation of Indian crafts. Handmade in India is a unique compendium that probes into all aspects of handicrafts - historical, social and cultural influences on crafts, design and craft processes, traditional and new markets, products and tools - unravelling a wealth of knowledge. Based on extensive field work and research, Handmade in India maps the regional craft clusters on the basis of prevailing craft-work patterns, documenting all the renowned crafts and also the lesser known crafts.

Some of these are renowned, like the pinjrakari and khatumband wood work of Kashmir, blue pottery of Jaipur, chikankari embroidery of Lucknow, the kannadi or metal mirrors from Aranmula, chappal s or footwear from Kolhapur, and the bamboo craft of Assam. Other, lesser known, crafts like the paabu or stitched boots from Ladakh, jadupatua paintings from Jharkhand, the making of Kathakali and Theyyam headgear, khadi or tinsel printing in Ahmedabad have also been described in striking detail.

This volume with stunning photographs will be a tremendous resource for product and textile designers, artists, architects, interior designers, collectors, development professionals and connoisseurs alike.

This book is available in North America through another publisher. As an encyclopaedia of Indian crafts, Handmade in India is pioneering and comprehensive. Nothing of this kind has ever been published before. Imprint: Mapin. Rights Available. Limited Rights. English language rights sold outside the Indian subcontinent. Please note that some books from our list are not available on the website just now.

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Gift of Conquerors. Comprehensive and detailed, this book traces the nearly thousand-year history of hand paper-making in India. Stone Craftsmanship. Catalogues the systems, tools, techniques, process and benefits of hand-crafting stone elements for conservation purposes. Artist Monographs. Children's Books. Contemporary Art. Women's Studies. Out of Print Titles. Mapin Anytime Stationery. View image. Handmade in India. Category: Crafts , Design , Reference.

Tags: crafts of India, heritage, materials, tools, encyclopaedia, directory of crafts. Print this page. Selected Images. Description Handmade in India is a unique compendium that probes into all aspects of handicrafts - historical, social and cultural influences on crafts, design and craft processes, traditional and new markets, products and tools - unravelling a wealth of knowledge.

Additional Information This book is available in North America through another publisher. Textiles and Dress of Gujarat by Eiluned Edwards This book examines the "social life" of Gujarat's textiles, tracing the historical journey of cloth and dress.

Gift of Conquerors by Alxendra Soteriou Comprehensive and detailed, this book traces the nearly thousand-year history of hand paper-making in India. Stone Craftsmanship by Aga Khan Trust for Culture Catalogues the systems, tools, techniques, process and benefits of hand-crafting stone elements for conservation purposes.

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Handmade in India. Aditi Ranjan. The Indian way of life is replete with products made with the help of simple, indigenous tools by craftspeople who belong within a strong fabric of tradition, aesthetic and artistry. A source book of handicrafts, handmade in India is a unique compendium of Indian crafts. It is a resource of the craft repertoire that reflects the diversity of the country, its cultural milieu and the relationships that nurture creativity and ingenuity. This encyclopaedic publication maps the crafts of the country, and captures the traditions that have enriched the day-to-day lives of India people while being a source of livelihood for generations of creaftspeople. Handmade in India probes into all aspects of handicrafts -historical, social and cultural influences on crafts, design and craft processes, traditional and new markets, products and tools -unravelling a wealth of knowledge.

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