Copper Bells

Copper Bells

     While on our last adventure through Bhuj, we stopped in to see a craftsman making traditional copper bells. The bells begin as scrap metal. Strips in the desired length and width are cut using heavy shears. The strips are then hammered into shape. Three pieces of...

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In Someone Else’s Shoes Bookclub

In Someone Else’s Shoes Bookclub

In partnership with The Neverending Bookshop, we are pleased to share with you our book club, In Someone Else's Shoes! Through a variety of literary styles, we will read a book each month which is written by an author from a culture and point of view that are...

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Craft Nights at Sankara

Craft Nights at Sankara

Join us for an evening of fun as well as knitting, crochet, embroidery, or whatever strikes your fancy! We will have tables set up, tea and snacks, and company to help you with that tricky transition you're working on. We also have the option of watching a variety of...

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I Was a Sari

I Was a Sari

   I Was a Sari is social enterprise based in Mumbai. The organization trains and employs women who live in nearby slums. The women create beautiful jewelry, bags, scarves, and other accessories out of old saris. Developed to not only achieve high social impact, they...

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Bollywood & Craft Night

Bollywood & Craft Night

Our craft nights are getting so popular, that we've added a second day a month! Come join us on the 4th Tuesday of each month at 6 PM as we watch a Bollywood film while getting our craft on. Light snacks and tea will also be provided. Those in attendance will choose...

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Lacquerware

Lacquerware

           One of the first stops Katrina insisted on making during the adventures through the Kutch was at the lacquer artists. Not only beautiful, the lacquerware is durable and useful! The items made and selected for the shop are all items they use in their own...

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Bandhani Tie & Dye

Bandhani Tie & Dye

           With all the amazing handicrafts and artisans Katrina, Dana, and Noreen met on their trip through Bhuj and the Kutch of Gujarat, it was hard to pick a favorite as our product of the month. However, all of us could agree that the bandhani tie dye was...

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1st Day Impressions – Mumbai

1st Day Impressions – Mumbai

After a very late (early?) arrival in Mumbai, we all took a short nap, and then started our first full day in Mumbai! While sleeping until noon or later is exactly what we all wanted to do upon arrival, trying to adapt to the local time zone as soon as possible helps...

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We’ve Arrived in Mumbai

We’ve Arrived in Mumbai

After a ridiculous amount of hours, two plane rides, and lots of giggles, we've made it to Mumbai! And, as Katrina has been awake for 36 hours now, she's going to take a quick nap and then start the tour! Tune in for the next blog post where Dana and Noreen will give...

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