In-spite of having our own website, we at metaphor racha, participate at various exhibitions periodically. The idea is to connect with our customers directly. We have always replied to their questions about our source, process, achievements and many failures honestly.   As a person working with Indian craft, inquisitive consumer minds are what we look forward to. Meaning, a person who...

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We have been using easily available natural materials as an insect repellent at our studio and we are happy with the results. Hence, we thought of sharing it with you today. Ingredients: Camphor, Clove, Cardamom peel, and Sweet flag. Make sure, these ingredients do not touch your clothing directly. Place all of them on a small piece of muslin cloth and...

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Unlike manmade new age fibers, cotton is grown by many local farmers. Unlike BT Cotton, naturally grown indigenous cotton can withstand harsh climatic changes. Unlike huge mills churning out yarn, hand spinning can employ many rural women. Unlike power-loom, the handwoven fabric is energy efficient. Unlike harsh chemical dyes, natural/Azo-free dyes are more eco-friendly. Unlike digital/machine technology, hand block printing...

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Sep, 07

VALUE. As told by J.C.Kumarappa... In Travancore, they make beautiful soft white mats made from split screw pine leaves. Once while on the tour in that locality, we halted to inspect the mat makers. The head mat weaver of the village came to explain the various process in which the whole family comes together for this mat weaving. Then we...

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As per the KVIC guidelines, we hereby cease to use the word "khadi" on any of our product descriptions. However, I continue to talk/write/promote and have an unbiased opinion about rural craftspeople, Gandhian values, ethics in business, cotton farmers, and etc., which might have the reference of the word 'khadi'.

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