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Peruvian Pom Poms


At the top of any pom pom lover's bucket list should be a trip to Peru. Colorful pom poms are everywhere - from the country's capital Lima, to the floating islands of Uros.  

 

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In the Spotlight: The Fabric of India


Anyone who loves art and culture and happen to be visiting London this fall wouldn't want to miss the India Festivala series of exhibitions, displays, events and digital initiatives that "explore the rich and varied culture of South Asia, both past and present", presented by the Victoria and Albert Museum

In Rajasthan, the V&A filmed the entire manual production process of Khadi cloth, through which cotton is spun and woven by hand using traditional tools and equipment. 



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AN ANCESTRAL LIVING ART

AN ANCESTRAL LIVING ART


To the ancestors of the Maya, Inca, and Aztec, weaving was extremely important and highly valued - almost every woman wove, and textiles were once used as currency. Among them, Inca weavers were considered the most accomplished. They usually wove on backstrap looms, a heritage which has been passed down through generations and still lives today

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Fragrances from the French Riviera

Fragrances from the French Riviera


A "city of art and history", Grasse takes pride in its prosperous perfume industry, whose history can be traced back to the 17th century. The favorable microclimate in Grasse prompted the cultivation of various fragrant plants, and subsequently the production of the finest essential oils and concentrates.

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Sustainable Fashion Inspired by the Weaving Villages in Vietnam

When I first learned about these weaving villages in Vietnam, I was blown away by the intricacies involved in creating their traditional textiles, and the amount of time and skill it takes to make them. I was also shocked to learn that these weaving techniques are in danger of going extinct, ...

Traditional Loom in Vietnam

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THE JEWEL OF THE INDIAN OCEAN

THE JEWEL OF THE INDIAN OCEAN


Sri Lanka, the jewel of the Indian Ocean, is a teardrop shaped island at the foot of the Indian subcontinent.  It is blessed with beautiful beaches, rain forests, rivers and highlands, and has the highest biodiversity density in Asia.

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Facets of Peru

At the beginning of this month, we started to work with artisan partners in Peru, a country with the Andes Mountains running through its territory and the Amazon rainforest covering 60% of the land.

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