Dastkari Haat Samiti – Dazzling Display of Indian Handicrafts & Handloom

Dastkari Haat Samiti – Dazzling Display of Indian Handicrafts & Handloom

Hello Friends,

Decorating your homes and yourselves has never been so easy! Be it buying a new dhurrie for the living room, or buying an ethnic cushion cover for the bay windows you love, or buying a roti tava with a matching ladle, or buying a piece of chunky jewellery for yourself with an ikat salwar set and a kalamkari saree is all available under one roof.

Yes the Dastkari Haat Samiti is organizing a Crafts Bazaar in collaboration with the Kalakshetra Foundation from September 24th to the October 2nd, 2015 at the Kalakshetra Foundation from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm.  This exhibition has craftsmen and women from across India and therefore bringing together rich colours, unique designs, ethnic patterns not so familiar to the Chennai city. So if you are looking to welcome the festive season with a difference then this is the place to be. You will not only go back with interesting handicrafts but also have the satisfaction of supporting artistes who have created such beautiful products with their hands.

About Dastkari Haat Samiti:

Dastkari Haat Samiti is a national association of Indian crafts people established in 1986 by social and political activist, writer, and crafts patron Jaya Jaitly. It consists of a large membership of crafts persons as individuals, family units, co-ops, associations and societies. They believe in sustaining traditional skills and livelihoods and in ensuring the continuity of India’s cultural heritage through crafts, arts and textiles by according respect and dignity to practitioners of handwork.

For your homes:

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Coffee mugs and fine cutlery
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Curry tawas ideal for deep frying
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Decorative and uniquely designed tables
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Coir holders for storing anything
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Richly toned ethnic lamps
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Black and white cushions and diwan set
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Stationery made from Elepahnt poo!!
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Marvellous Kalamkari sarees
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Clutches and bags
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Simple and elegant handloom sarees
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Matching accessories, large pendent and chunky jewellery
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Musicians performing as you walk through the exhibition and shop

Useful Links

http://www.dastkarihaat.org/

https://www.facebook.com/dastkarihaatsamiti/

http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-features/tp-metroplus/of-fluidity-and-grace/article9137652.ece

Cheers

Bhuvana Rajaram

bhuvanarajaram9@gmail.com

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