INDIA BY HAND EXPERIENCES
CLASSIC CRAFTS AND ARTS HERITAGE • ROYALTY
Accompany experts on a colourful textile trail experiencing the celebrated hand block printing of Jaipur, intricate gold embroidery work and Rajasthani tie-and-dye fabrics. Immerse yourself in the crafts of beaten metalwork, lac bangles and silver foil making with the finest artisans. Visit luxury gem and jewelry houses that cater to royalty and Hollywood stars. Dine in forts, royal palaces and street corners, dance with elephants and enjoy a spectacular festival of lights in a 19th century castle.
URBAN • CONTEMPORARY
Explore vibrant new creative hubs and visit ateliers of contemporary Indian fashion designers who are making a mark in Paris, New York, Milan. Go behind-the-scenes with India's hottest designers of accessories, furniture and lighting that blur the boundaries between craft, arts and design. Get your hands dirty in immersive workshops, exchange notes with students of premier design schools and get expert-led tours of significant craft museums and art galleries. Scour the bustling markets and dine among the beautiful ruins of 16th century Mughal architecture in India's capital city.
Go beneath the surface in India's most charming city meeting contemporary artists , sculptors, potters and fashion designers who are giving a new meaning to tradition and heritage. Explore artisan communities where some of the world's finest fabrics are home spun and hand woven, watch exquisite centuries-old embroidery techniques, and see how recycling and repurposing materials and sustainable development is at the core of Bengal's rural crafts.
UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL WITH INDIA BY HAND
Meet India's leading designers and learn from traditional artisans
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SIGHTS AND SOUNDS OF INDIA BY HAND
Get inspired by Indian art, architecture, markets, life