THE TRUE COLOURS OF KASHMIRI ART

THE TRUE COLOURS OF KASHMIRI ART Uniqueness of the Kashmiri art has been greatly recognized by historians, but references to ancient and authentic Kashmiri art skills, are scattered. Kashmiri art…

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THE CULTURE OF KASHMIR

THE CULTURE OF KASHMIR The culture of Kashmir is a blend of multiple customs and came from Northern India and the Chinese territory of Aksai Chin. The state enjoys the…

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KANGRI

KANGRI A kanger also known as kangri or kangid or kangir is an earthen pot woven around with wicker filled with hot embers used by Kashmiris beneath their traditional clothing pheran to keep the chill at bay, which is also regarded as…

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WALNUT WOOD CARVING IN KASHMIR

WALNUT WOOD CARVING IN KASHMIR INTRODUCTION Kashmir is renowned for its handicrafts ranging from woodcarving, paper Mache, embroidery etc. Woodcarving is one of the most important cottage industries in Kashmir.…

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KASHMIRI WILLOW

KASHMIRI WILLOW The game of cricket was introduced in India by the British during their rule. The first ever Cricket match was played in 1721. In 1848, the Parsi community…

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KASHMIRI TWEED

KASHMIRI TWEED Tweed is woven from pure wool. It is one of the most popular export items among the Kashmir art and craft items. The resultant fabric competes favorably with…

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COPPER WORK

COPPER WORK Kashmiri craftsmen were famous for their expressions in portray and first-rate information and textures on bronze work. Their hand may be seen in lots of art works from…

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BASKETERY

BASKETERY In Kashmir, the art of basketry had existed since the time of immemorial. It existed in all parts of the country and is certainly the country’s most common and…

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NAMDA

NAMDA Namda is widely acclaimed to have been originated during the 11th century when Akbar, the great Mughal ruler was on the throne. History of the period reveals that the…

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