Thursday, December 31, 2009

Kurtas, Salwar suits and Sarees from Weavers' Studio

Hand-block printed suits and sarees from West Bengal in pure silk (Matka and Tussar).

Weavers Studio brings out the richness of traditional textiles and weaves which showcase the vivid Indian design to contemporary silhouettes and handcrafted wearable textiles. Having added colour to craft, the collection offers diverse options of surface decorations and embellishments like kantha work.

To read more about Weaver's Studio, visit

Accessories from Kala Raksha

Bags, purses, table-mats, shawls, games, post-cards from Kala Raksha

Kala Raksha, a grassroots social enterprise in the desert region of Kutch is dedicated to preservation of traditional arts and envisions this broadly, as holistic encouraging of the creative capacity of the artist.

To read more about Kala Raksha, visit

Saturday, December 19, 2009

Winter wear

Winter wear arrives at daaram

Sweaters, stoles, shawls, mufflers, caps from Kumaun Grameen Udyog from Nainital(Uttarakhand) and Kullu Karishma from Kullu(Himachal).

All products are made out of vegetable dyed hand-spun wool and are hand woven and hand knitted.

KGU works with the aim of providing livelihood opportunities for the local community. They work with 100 artisans and sources from over 350 small farmers.

To read more about KGU, visit
To read about Kullu Karishma, visit

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

dāram is looking for managers

Individuals with experience in the retail sector
interest in handloom industry

The work would include among other things:
- management of production and financial systems
- customer care and servicing
- publicity and outreach

The opening offers an unique opportunity to engage with the entire retail value chain from production of fabric to value addition for garments, to outreach and sales.

Send us your details and resume to: