One more refuge for artisans
After FabIndia, seems like the world is bent on promoting handicrafts and textiles by traditional Indian artisans. This time its Kamala Gallery. It is a destination that offers home décor and interiors with a contemporary and urban twist.
Kamala seeks to showcase the excellence and creativity of the traditional Indian artisan, both in handicrafts and textiles. It is an Initiative of the Crafts Council of India, a registered, non-profit, voluntary organization founded in 1964 by Kamala Devi Chattopadhyay.
Traditional and contemporary crafts are provided professional marketing support through Kamala. It is recognized as one of India’s finest sources of craft excellence, where innovations by young artisans and other organizations in the field are regularly featured.
Delhi Crafts Councils activities include design and marketing development as the prime means for helping craft communities to achieve a quality of life through responding to current opportunities. The Council has made several path-breaking development contributions including those in stone and metal crafts, sanjhi paper-cut work, zardozi, terracotta, tilu grass, recycled paper and kathwa patchwork.
Yes, you’ll definitely get to see a lot of colourful stuff from cushion covers to pen stands, but be ready to spend just a little extra.