Kutum Katum

Kutum katum is a kind of craft in Birbhum which uses several types of wooden bark and leaf, leaf fiber.  They develop different types of show pieces out of them by giving them different shapes and detailing.  also small bangles and  different craft items they developed from palm fiber with lotus of patients and intricacy.Also the…

Shantipuri Sari

Bengal is famous for its artistic crafts, which manifest the rich tradition of craft in the state. The strong Aesthetic sense along with fine craftsmanship and skill running in their veins makes this place as one of the finest in the world. Shantipuri Sari: The traditional shantipuri sari created largely to upper middleclass Bengali ladies for…

Flower world -under asphalt of concrete

In regular journey from Howrah to Kolkata or vise versa , we cross the crowded Bura bazar along with the Howrah bridge and Howrah station but in our regular busy schedule  we miss  the beauty of Howrah which is hidden in there.May be we don’t get time from our everyday schedule to look around.One of…

Bengal Hand loom with its rural names and technicalities..

Bengal handloom which nowadays came into observation. While working closely with artisans I came to know  about the terminology of each  part during my live project.like every rural areas even in Bengal craftsmen has defined their handloom in their own way. Loom:[Taant] I tried to accumulate as much possible here underneath: Shorer shana[Reed]: The reed…