Friday, February 25, 2011

daram's first exhibition of women's garments in Pune

Venue: Apte Hall, Apte Road, Deccan Gymkhana, Pune
Dates: March 3-5, 2011
Time: 10.3o am to 8 pm
Contact Number: 9371024506

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Hand Embroidery Workshop

dāram presents a hand embroidery workshop on February 19 and 20, 2011

Traditional artisans of Sandur Kushala Kala Kendra, Karnataka and Sadhna, Rajasthan would be demonstrating embroidery at the workshop.

Lambani artisans of Sandur would be demonstrating their distinctive Lambani embroidery while Sadhna artisans would be demonstrating the Tanka embroidery they specialise in.

The workshop would be conducted in three sessions of a duration of two hours each. Registration is compulsory and would be on a first come basis. No fee would be charged from those willing to participate.

Friday, February 11, 2011

Naga Weaves and Jewellery

dāram presents for the first time traditional weaves and jewellery of the different Naga tribes spread across Manipur and Nagaland

R Pamringla Vashum is a Thangkul Naga weaver. She has been working with widows in Ukhrul, Manipur where a large concentration of Nagas exist.

The weaves are a range of

Shawls Stoles Sarongs Cushion Covers Table Mats Shoulder Bags

The jewellery is hand crafted by both men and women with materials traditionally available like bone, shell, stone, brass and glass.

The jewellery is a collection of

Necklaces Bracelets

Each weave and jewellery is rooted in the lore and history of the North East and of the Naga tribes in particular.