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Traditional Craft of Varanasi region and surround districts of U.P. State

A lot of artisans have lost their traditional handicraft work and migrating in the unskilled work, due to these circumstances, this world famous craft is going to be in languishing category. Therefore, More »

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Banaras Brocades & Sarees

Varanasi is renowned for Banarsi silk saris. The silk sari makers are specifically weavers’ community and their livelihood is completely depending on handloom weaving. The introduction of power looms coupled with enormous More »

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Varanasi (also known as Banaras/Kashi) is one of the oldest living cities in the world. Varanasi’s prominence in Hindu mythology is virtually unrevealed. The word ‘Kashi’ originated from the word ‘Kas’ which More »

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Gulabi Meenakari

The Pink painted enamel style was brought in Varanasi by the Persian enamellists around early 17th century during the Mughal era. This enameling style reached its peak of perfection at the Persian More »

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Black Pottery

Nizamabad, in Azamgarh District of Uttar Pradesh, is renowned for its black pottery. This particular variety features a shiny black surface with engraved silver patterns. The art of making this kind of More »

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Varanasi (also known as Banaras/Kashi) is one of the oldest living cities in the world. Varanasi’s prominence in Hindu mythology is virtually unrevealed. The word ‘Kashi’ originated from the word ‘Kas’ which means to Shine. Steped in tradition and mythology legacy. Kashi is the original ground created by Shiva and Parvati upon which they stood as the beginning of time. Varanasi is the microcosm of Hindustan, a city of traditional classical culture, glorified by myths and legends and sanctified by religion, it has always attracted a large a large number of pilgrims and worshippers from time immemorial.

Gulabi Meenakari

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The Pink painted enamel style was brought in Varanasi by the Persian enamellists around early 17th century during the Mughal era. This enameling style reached its peak of perfection at the Persian Court at Isfahan during the Qajar dynasty. The art of Meenakari was prosperous till about hundred year ago. Today there are only a handful of craft persons. They work on gold enamel, and silver enamel jewelry and other objects.

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