Craft at its best

Ethnic world
Last Updated 31 May 2016, 18:34 IST

Natural Art & Craft Silk Expo 2016’, an exhibition of handloom and handicraft products, is being organised at Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath, Kumara Krupa Road, till June 12.

The exhibition offers a wide variety of handloom products such as ‘Chikan’, ‘Banarasi’ silk, block print, ‘Bandhej’, ‘Kota’, ‘Daria’, ‘Bandhni’, Kutch embroidery, traditional ‘Chanderi’, ‘Maheshwari’, ‘Batik’ print, tussar, ‘Baluchari’, ‘Dhakai Jamdani’ and ‘Gadwal’ silk, which are not available in shops in the city throughout the year.

The expo provides a one-stop shopping destination for buyers where they can find a huge variety at reasonable prices.

If you want to change your home decor, then the exhibition provides ample opportunity to choose from a wide range of decorative items such as ‘khurja’ pottery, Saharanpur rot iron furniture, Kashmiri silk carpets, Merino wool and silk carpets, tufted carpets from Uttar Pradesh and imitation jewellery as well.

One can also find bronze and brass idols and ‘Dhakra’ brass craft from Madhya Pradesh, Madhubani paintings from Bihar and hand-carved wooden idols from Andhra Pradesh.
The exhibition is on view from 11 am to 10 pm. Entry is free.

(Published 31 May 2016, 15:48 IST)

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