Crafts bazaar

Crafts bazaar

The annual event of A Hundred Hands, a non-profit trust launched to bring back “handmade” and help craftspersons become economically viable, will see a blend of about 50 artisans from across the country showcasing products across material, forms and styles. The bazaar brings back a warm sense of community that cuts across all sections of society, cultures and ages from the elderly to the very young.

Natural products: Ahimsa silk, beeswax balms, khadi cotton, vegetable dyes, essential oils, natural hair dyes, natural insect repellents, handmade soaps.
Traditional crafts:  Patchwork, quilting, handlooms, gardenware, wall paintings, smocking, embroidery, finger puppets, sand toys, traditional games, book-making, hand-embroidered mojris.

Revival of dying arts by original artists: Aepan, Mughal miniatures, Sanjhi paper cutting, Gond Painting, stained glass, mud paintings,  tribal metal jewellery, hand-carved wooden combs, brassware.

Innovative arts/material: Encaustic wax paintings, ceramic pottery, paper crafts, masks, jewellery across bamboo, wood, ceramic, terracotta, white metal and resins.
Eco-friendly products: Recycled bags, organic foods, cupboard liners, shopping bags, forest honey, upcycled glass, recycled paper. Homemade delights in the garden: Pickles, jams, jellies, sauces, podis, masalas, desserts, finger foods, home garden produce.
‘Dirty your hands’ centre: For Gen Next, where children can create their own handmade treasures using material like wool, jute, clay, paint, recycled containers, wood, terracotta, paper.

The Handmade Collective, will be on from November 23 to 27, 11.30 am to 7.30 pm at No 4, Ashley Road, Behind Hotel Ajanta, Off Brunton Road, Behind MG Road  Bangalore 560 025.  a100hands@gmail.com,
Ph: 9845008482/9880714405. website: www.ahundredhands.com