Glory of Warp ‘n Weft Handloom…..My Journey of 21 years

Posted on 19-Oct-2018 by Sagrika Rai
Glory of Warp ‘n Weft Handloom…..My Journey of 21 years
The onset of power-looms ended up adversely affecting the weaver community. The livelihood of tens of thousands of weavers and skilled craftsmen in the handloom sector was made more difficult due to this new technology. This was my drive to initiate Warp ‘n Weft in 1997 and overcome these challenges by recognizing the superior craftmanship of the hand and encouraging such weavers and their families to produce their fabrics by... Continue Reading

Kabiri in Banaras

Posted on 06-Apr-2017 by Sagrika Rai
Kabiri in Banaras
The city remembered for it's great poets, philosophers, religious and spiritual leaders was the seat of Hindustani classical music. The Banaras school of music even today is regarded and respected as the cauldron of creativity. Grammy award winner Prakash Sontakke brings alive the emotion of Banaras - A Future from the Past in this beautiful album Warp 'n Weft of Banaras along with other Indian artists using real sounds from the... Continue Reading