Indian Independence and Takli/Takali

This article is about the world’s first yarn spinning tool, Takali/Takli spindle, its significance in the world of textiles and remembering Takli as a symbol of wisdom and invention for entrepreneurship. I am overwhelmed with feelings since a couple of days. I am excited. I am curious. I am proud.…

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Review of Khadi Utsav 2017

A quick review of Khadi Utsav 2017, which is the 60th national level traditional handloom textiles exhibition taking place in Freedom Park, Bengaluru till May 23rd. Hi Dear Enthusiast! Are you in Bengaluru? Are you fond of traditional textiles? Have you been to Khadi Utsav 2017? We are happy we…

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Indian Textiles @ Bharatiya Craft Mela

Sharing some pictures of traditional Indian textiles like handloom textiles,  Bengali cottons/silks, Chikankari and brocade that were exhibited in a Craftmela (craft exhibition) took place in Bengaluru, on the occasion of Indian Independence Day. Bhaarata! Bharatavarsha! Jambudweepa!  Tianzhu (Tenjiku)! Hind! Hindustan! Hodu! India! All the above names are of our…

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Trivarna Dhwaja or Tiranga – Indian National Flag

About Trivarna Dhwaja or Tiranga – The Tricolour (National Flag of India) on the Indian Independence Day. I couldn’t think of a better day to start posting traditional textiles series. Namaste Dear Tantu Reader, I always wonder what interesting is left there if all the people around the world wear…

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