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Fabric craft in Jodhpur, India

In a previous article, I talked about the textiles that many are pressured to buy when they come to India, as illustrated here: In our excursions outside of the city, we did visit another export shop where women were working on “bedazzling” different fabrics, which were then stitched together. It’s an interesting way to use…

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Rug weaving in Jaipur India

This is the entrance to the historic pink city in Jaipur, India.  As part of a government-sponsored art display, local artists and rug weavers were displaying their art and selling their goods. This local rug weaver was extremely talented.   Because of my interest in rug weaving, he kindly took the time to teach me how…

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Textile Weaving in Aurangabad, India

A 2000-year old technique is still being used to create Paithani (silk) and Himroo (silk and cotton blend) garments (sarees, shawls), other household items, and tapestries. Here is one of the women at work.  It takes between 18-24 months for Paithani weaving technique for a saree.   At Clean Interiors we go to great lengths…