. This profit-earning industry of India is without any application of modern day technical support; most of the technologies are out dated and are also inefficient at the same time. They still make good amounts of profits. More than 40 lakh rural workers still use the conventional pottery wheels. Out of 15 lakh skilled potters about 95% of the potters are involved in the traditional and conventional red local pottery.
Thiruvalluvar also has quoted Panai (Palmyrah) thrice in Thirukkural. Megasthenes, a Greek ambassador who visited India during the period of Chandragupta Mourya quoted about palmgur. Nakkheerar, in Puranaanaru verse 56, also praised Balarama carrying Palmyrah flag and plough. Palmairah tree is the Sthala Vriksha (sacred tree) in many temples in the State of Tamil Nadu. For example, Palmyrah tree is the Sthala Vriksha of Panangatteeswarar temple, Panaiyapuram, Villupuram District, Patteeswaraswamy temple (Perur), Coimbatore, Vedhapurishwarar temple, Thiruvannamalai District, Nallinganeswarar temple, Kancheepuram District and Vaishnava temples in Thimmarajapuram and Tirukurungudi in Tirunelveli Districts.
The Srikalahasti style of Kalamkari, wherein the "kalam" or pen is used for free hand drawing of the subject and filling in the colours, is entirely hand worked. a. Srikalahasti Style A small temple township located in the Chitoor district, Andhra Pradesh; Srikalahasti is one of the famous and significant pilgrimage centre site for Hindus in South India. The history of this place dates back to the age of Kannappa - the first of 63 Nayanmars. It houses the famous Kalahastisvara temple dedicated to Lord Siva. Built during the middle-Chola period, this temple is rich in stone carvings and decorative patterns which till date remain to be the source of motivation for the Kalamkari
Silpakorn University His university education was so good that a German company contacted him to work there. He went to Germany for almost a year and the company relocated to Thailand in Ayutthaya.And he was promoted to head of production.Because he is diligent in his work, he has good English skills and he has been working at the same factory for 3 years, so he feels like he has some time to go and relax. He took leave to travel to many places to India, the climax. On the trip to "Bodh Gaya", he saw a group of untouchables.The parents have to sit begging day and night there. Sit in a row for several kilo.
Ramayana, Brhatsamhita, Kautilya 's Arthasatra and Sukranitisara mention the use of glass. There is ample evidence to suggest that ancient India glass making was quite widespread and a high degree of perfection was achieved in this craft. There was a traditional glass factory at Kopia in Basti district of Uttar Pradesh. Glass slag was found at Kolhapur, Nevasa, Paunar and Maheshwar. Glass furnaces of late medieval period were found at Mysore.
Kauna grows in the wetlands of the state and is used for making bags and mats. Textile weaving is known as Laichamphi and is mainly practised by the women. MEGHALAYA Meghalaya is famous for its handicrafts and cottage industry. Some of the handicrafts are weaving, wood carving, cane work, stools, bamboo finish traps, trays and containers. The different tribes of Meghalaya produce their own handicrafts like khasi mats,
As chief of the Board of Handicrafts, she started pension system for the craftsmen. She set up a series of crafts museums like the Theatre Crafts Museum in Delhi, to promote India's indigenous arts and crafts and serve as a storehouse for indigenous knowledge. Kamaladevi instituted the National Awards for Master Craftsmen and a culmination of her enterprising spirit lead to the setting up Central Cottage Industries Emporia, through out the nation to cater to the tastes of a nation, rising to its ancient glory. She was instrumental in setting up the All India Handicrafts Board. She was also the first president of the World Crafts Council, Asia Pacific
As Partha Mitter argues that "its [European art’s] introduction by the Raj was part of a comprehensive package that sought to reproduce the cultural values of the west".6 How was Indian art from the British perspective? One response is available by the Victorian painter, Valentine Prinsep mentioned that "Delhi painters never worked from nature, and were remarkable solely for their mechanical capacity and admirable patience".7 In the field of fine arts, the first step by the East India Company was that they tried to teach the artists of India the scientific drawing to improve their skills. They also recruited the artists from India who has the skills on perspective, chiaroscuro, and this kind of western knowledge about painting. They depicted the documents of natural history, ethnographic subjects, and The British life in India. On the other end, the artists also responded their moderate comment about the new English-educated class, the new economy and rapid westernization of Indian life.
They can be visited at will and for free, but a small donation, tip to the local population is a very appreciated gesture. This is completely optional, though, and the visitor is not usually asked to do it. After the Brittish occupation of India, Mandawa and other Indian cities have been enriched with cultural artifacts that endow them with an exotic multicultural flare. As a result, some of these havelis have paintings that blend Eastern and Western cultures. Palaces and forts here are largely open to visitors who can spend their time contemplating the interiors and the Rajput architecture.