Sunday, my last day in India, I hired a car to go into central Delhi, where I visited the Crafts Museum (on the advice of friend and commenter Alice). The collection is very interesting, some of it so beautiful and well made that I had to wonder where one draws the line between “handicrafts” and… Continue reading The Crafts Museum in Delhi
After Amber Fort, we visited some touristy handicraft shops. They’re very well organized with demos and explanations, and, of course, opportunities to buy! Hand Block Printing Fabric Handloom Carpet Production You might also like: No related posts.
Castelli is a small town in the hills of Abruzzo (the region on the east coast of central Italy, on the Adriatic sea), famous for its hand-painted ceramics – a centuries-old tradition in the area thanks to its local deposits of clay. You start to see shops along the road kilometers before you get there,… Continue reading Castelli: Traditional Ceramics from the Hills of Abruzzo