Art & Craft in Srinagar

SAFFRON.

SAFFRON.

Saffron has several names-Zafran, Kesar, Kang, Kang Posh etc. Kang posh, the flowers of Saffron is a symbol of freshness and purity. The vast stretches of saffron fields give the impression of a newly wedded bride draped in a saffron shawl taking a nap. Kashmir is known as the valley… Read more »

Kashmiri Culture.

Kashmiri Culture.

Kashmiri culture has played an important role in earning accolades for it from across the world. Be it literature, lifestyle, language, religion, arts, crafts, music and dance,  Kashmir is an outstanding tourist destination.The state of Jammu and Kashmir is mainly divided into three regions namely Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh, each region… Read more »

Papier-machie(from Persia to heaven on earth-Kashmir).

Papier-machie(from Persia to heaven on earth-Kashmir).

Papier-machie is a handicraft of Kashmir  that was brought by Muslims from Persia in the 15th century. It is based primarily on paper pulp, and is a richly decorated, colorful artifact generally in the form of vases, bowls, or cups (with and without metal rims), boxes, trays, bases of lamps,& many other small objects. These… Read more »

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