November 18, 2010

Artisan Group Feature : Dastakar

     Introducing Dastkar Ranthambore 
available at TGE
Pillow Cover
Dastkar Ranthambore works with women artisans in the villages around Ranthambore Tiger Reserve of Rajasthan. Dastkar's distinctive Tiger motif and use of trees and birds and animal imagery demonstates the communities concern for the natural environment and in particular, the endangered tiger species found in the area. Their products include fashion accessories such as bags and home furnishings including cushion covers and bedspreads
Tiger Utility Bag - Front and Back Views
Inside Lining for the Safari Bag
Animal Print Bags
Utility Bags
Dastkar aims to strengthen the traditional textile arts. TGE wishes to extend a HUGE thank you to Ujwala Johda, manager at Dastkar and artisans who work with her creating products that we showcase today. The success story of Dastkar has empowered entire communities and improved their standard of living. KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK!
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Wendy said...

Awww! These are so cute!

Cynthia said...

I love these! Totally unusual. Thank you for bringing such wonderful pieces together.
P.S : Your blog is very nice too! I am a regular visitor. Keep up the good work!

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