The range of Indian handicrafts is as rich and varied as the country's cultural diversity. Handmade in India explores all aspects of handicrafts-historical, social and cultural influences on crafts; design and craft processes; traditional and new markets; products and tools. Handmade in India: An encyclopedia of the handicrafts of India Handmade in India Edited by Aditi Ranjan and M.P. Ranjan pages, Handmade in India: Crafts of India. RM Edited by Aditi Ranjan and M P Ranjan Mapin Publishing colour photographs, maps. Hardcover.
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handmade in india Based on extensive fieldwork and research, this work maps out the regional crafts identified across the country on the basis of prevailing craftwork patterns.
It is closely woven with images to reveal the array of crafts in India, enabling the reader to discern subtle, sometimes unusual, differences in the same craft practiced by distinct regions or communities.
Our vast and varied crafts traditions and practices can be compared to this vast ocean and it is only the tips handmade in india this enormous ice-berg that are visible in the book and we hope that the web and the digital networks that built in the subsequently phases can support and can play the role of making the rest of the hidden volume visible and accessible in the days ahead.
Our attempt has been to provide a framework on which this can be built in the days ahead. It is a pleasure to hold the advance copy in hand and see the realization of a dream and the fructification of the efforts of several generations of NID designers as well as a handmade in india team of contributors who have made this book possible, thank you all.
We would like to thank handmade in india sponsors the Development Commissioner of Handicrafts, Government of India, the COHANDS, Mapin Publishers as handmade in india as our Institute, the National Institute of Design for having provided us the opportunity of producing this work and we look forward to an active period of cooperation in taking this forward to the next stages through volumes two, three and beyond.
The lemongrass one gives a good feel on the skin and smells awesome. Was almost thinking of doing away with the room freshener in the bath because the entire room smells good just with the soap being in there!!
Handmade in India is the result of extensive field work and research. The authors map out regional craft clusters identified across the country according to the prevailing craft-work patterns.
The lemongrass one gives a good feel on the skin and smells awesome. Handmade in india almost thinking of doing away with the room freshener in the bath because the entire room smells good just with the soap being in there!!
- A Geographic Encyclopedia of Indian Handicrafts
- Handmade in India: A Geographic Encyclopedia of India Handicrafts