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Pashmina Fiber (Cashmere)

Pashmina also known as “Cashmere” is the fiber derived from the hair of domesticated goat - Capra hircus - indigenous to high altitude areas of Asia. It is the softest, most luxurious, warmest and the best wool to spin and to wear!  This Capra hircus goat is blessed by nature with a unique very thin [...]

Charkha Master

Charkha Master A Meeting with Narayan Desai By Mark Shepard Excerpted from the book Gandhi Today: A Report on India's Gandhi Movement and Its Experiments in Nonviolence and Small Scale Alternatives, Simple Productions, Arcata, California, 1987 It happened in a dormitory room at Sarva Seva Sangh’s national headquarters in Benares, at a meeting to organize [...]

Khadi

"Khadi” is an Indian Handspun and Hand woven cloth. The yarns are handspun on the Charkha and they are woven into a fabric by using Handloom. The yarns, primarily are spun from cotton, though Silk or Wool is also used. Khadi has a prominent place in freedom struggle of India. It started with an attempt [...]

Durrie Weaving

Decorating the surrounding is human instinct. People strive to make the places of their living/functioning more beautiful and soothing with attractive colors . And with rapid growth in awareness of style and fashion, majority of them express themselves with unique tools and accessories. Durries have been created and used for covering and decorating areas in [...]

Book Charkha (Standard)

Hand Carved Walnut Charkhas

Hand Carved Walnut Book Charkha (Standard) These are hand carved charkhas in Walnut wood. We encourage artisans to express their carving skills to the fullest. Consequently, all the charkhas have different type of design carved on them. The quality of the inside charkha parts is same as that of Standard Book Charkha. So you get the [...]

Hand Carved Walnut Boxes for Takli (Support Spindle)

Traditional Book Charkha

Traditional Box Charkha

Traditional Bigger Box Charkha