Arty-Facts about Indian Handicrafts / #artisan
Your clothes can shape your own impressions about yourself! Surprised? It’s true.
Have you noticed, we start to believe a lot of things about ourselves as we say them to ourselves over time. That’s the power of mind for you.
And the stories we tell ourselves are the most important stories of all. Stories of being comfortable with our skin, our body shape, our past, our present etc. Stories of being capable to take the plunge, of fighting the odds to succeed, stories of possibilities.
We've mostly heard of bamboo furniture, but at the #sisirsaras2019 held in Bhubaneswar I was pleasantly surprised to see furniture made of a different grass hitherto used for baskets, bins and mats. There was a garden table with chairs, a garden basket chair with a footstool that could double up as a side table, and a lounger as well. Swipe to see the pics of each. The best part however is that it's completely made by women artisans, who were there themselves, talking and promoting it. I take pride that young girls and old women as well in Odisha contribute to household income, sometimes...