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.