Hindi Krafts


Hindi Krafts

At Hindi Krafts, it is our goals to provide you with best resources to learn about the handicrafts of India.

Handcrafted from India.

India’s handicraft culture is a huge part of its legacy.
However, in today’s day and age it is not receiving the recognition it deserves.
We, here at Hindikrafts, showcase the beauty and magnificence of Indian handicraft culture and hope to revive the love and appreciation it once received.

Art Appreciation, Artisan Appreciation

The artists who have kept the handicraft culture of India alive need our appreciation and recognition so that they can keep carrying the handicraft legacy forward.

More recognition will result in more work for these artisans.

After all, its the artist that brings the art to life.


Featured Posts.

Blue Pottery

Blue Pottery. Everything you need to know.

The blue pottery craft of Jaipur actually is of Turko-Persian origin. It is the most luxurious form of Indian pottery made with a cobalt blue dye.
This kind of craft is inspired by Eurasian, Islamic and Chinese pottery. It is mostly used as decor due to its fragile properties.

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Khurja Pottery

Khurja Pottery. Everything you Need to Know.

Khurja pottery is conventional Indian pottery work.
It is practised in the city of Khurja, located in Uttar Pradesh.
Khurja pottery has been secured under the GI or Geographical Indication.
It is ranked 178 in the list of India’s GI Act 1999.
The Controller General approves Patents Designs and Trademarks.

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Black Pottery

Black Pottery. Everything you need to know.

Black pottery, also known as black clay pottery, is a type of clay pottery known for its lush black body and mesmerising silver designs.
It is practised in Nizamabad in Uttar Pradesh, India.
It was enlisted for the Geographical Indication tag in December 2015.

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Kalamkari. Everything you need to know.

India has a rich and diverse history. Even when looking at our geographical location, this country is filled with diverse people and hence different cultures and art. Kalamkari is one such extremely exquisite art form of India.

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Terracotta Pottery

Terracotta Pottery. Everything you need to know about.

It is a type of earthenware where the burned body is permeable.
Terracotta is utilized for design made in ceramic, and for different utilizations including vessels, for example, vases, water and wastewater pipes, material tiles, blocks, and surface ornamentation in construction of the buildings.

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Ajrakh Painting. Everything you need to need to know.

Ajrakh is an old block- printing technique on textiles.
It began in the present-day territories of Sindh in Pakistan and the neighboring Indian regions of Kutch in Gujarat and Barmer in Rajasthan.
This block printing style is a heritage of the Indus Valley Civilisation.
The word ‘Ajrakh’ itself hints at various ideas.

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Dhurrie Weaving

Dhurrie is also written as Dhurri, Durrie, Durry or Dari.
It is a type of Indian Carpet which utilizes the non-pile procedure of weaving and blends an assortment of materials and examples to make a dynamic toss for the floor
Dhurries are made physically by gifted craftsmen on a conventional level and vertical weaving machines.

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Dhokra – The Art of Metal Casting

Dhokra can also be written as Dokra.
It is a metal casting technique that does not include iron in its chemical composition rather employs the lost-wax casting method.
It has been surviving in India for more than 4,000 years and is continued to be utilized.

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Chikankari Embroidery

Chikankari is a customary weaving style from Lucknow, India.
On translation, the word implies weaving, and it is one of Lucknow’s most popular material enhancement styles.
The market for regional Chikan is predominantly in Chowk, Lucknow.

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Kantha Embroidery

Kantha can also be written as Kanta and Qanta.
It is a sort of embroidery created in the eastern areas of the Indian subcontinent, explicitly in Bangladesh and the Indian conditions of West Bengal, Tripura and Odisha.

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