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Craftsmanship at its best

Craftsmanship at its best
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The fair which commenced on January  16 is displaying and selling handicrafts from across the country. The 10 day long affair at DLF Promenade will also see live demonstration of handicraft making at the venue.

The Indian Handicrafts Fair at DLF Promenade was inaugurated by  Dinaz Madhukar (Senior Vice President and Mall Head of DLF Promenade and DLF Emporio), Pradeep Mukherjee (Shilp Guru award winner), R. K. Srivastava (Executive Director – National Centre for Design and Product Development, Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India) and Navraj Goyal ( IRS, Additional Development Commissioner-Handicrafts) on January 17.

Shoppers and art enthusiasts of Delhi will experience 10 power packed days with 15 karigars hand picked from different states of the country showcasing their brilliant and unique skills. The fair demonstrates an exquisite collection of textile, art, craft, and paintings showcasing the rich heritage of the country. Patrons get to explore intricate designs, hand crafted décor, rare handmade accessories and also gets a chance to interact with the artists involved in the creation of the same.

From patch work and embroidery from Rajasthan, Dupattas and dress materials from Andhra Pradesh; Chanderi Sarees from Madhya Pradesh, Maheshwari Sarees and suits from Madhya Pradesh and Sujani embroidery shawls from Kashmir among others adorns the fair.

The fair showcases stalls for stationery items made out of cloth and paper from New Delhi, bead
jewellery from Uttar Pradesh, carpet and Durry from Uttar Pradesh, paper crafts from Faridabad, Kites from Kite Maker Umar Daraz from Delhi. Art aficionados can find Madhubani or Muithila, a folk painting of North India practiced by women in villages at the ongoing fair. Silver Filigiri jewellery from Orissa and Pattachitra paintings are displayed and are available for sale.

When :
On till January 25
Where : DLF Promenade, Vasant Kunj
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