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Artisan Spotlight

Crewel Cushions From The Himalayas

Crewel embroidery cushion

From the Pir Panjal mountain ranges..

Our crewel cushions; one of our bestsellers; are made by master artisans from the Pir Panjal mountain ranges in the Himalayas. The artisans are supported by our partner NGO, Indian National Trust for Art & Cultural Heritage (INTACH). The Jammu & Kashmir chapter of the institute (INTACH J&K) works in Vasaknag; an area that not so long ago was deeply affected by a snow avalanche, leaving a devastating impact on the lives of the people in the region. The institute works for the economic development of the local community, by imparting skills and training in traditional crafts. This not only helps preserve the ancient craft of Kashmir, but also provides a sustainable source of livelihood to the artisan community.

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