Welcome to Kamala
The Crafts Shop of The Crafts Council of India
Home to a wide range of authentic crafts and textiles, handmade in India and brought to you directly from the artisans
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www.kamalabycci.com is the Crafts Shop of The Crafts Council of India. Kamala brings you a wide assortment of categories – textiles, home, dining and kitchen, decor, accessories, kids, gifts and stationery.
Expect to see unusual mats, runners, coasters, trivets and serve ware, in natural fibre, wood, terracotta, stone, papier mache, ceramic, copper and other metals; tribal art and traditional paintings such as madhubani, gond, pattachitra, patua, kalighat, cheriyal, warli, matha ne pachedi, pichhwai, ganjifa, phad and Rajasthan miniature; trays using folk idioms; hand painted boxes; marble with mother of pearl inlay; floor coverings made of the finest grass; an array of bedspreads and table cloths using applique, block prints, ikkats and other striking weaves; wooden toys, puzzles and DIY craft kits for children.
These are in addition to a host of gifts, handcrafted objects, decoratives and everyday household products reinterpreted with a modern spin such as candle holders, diyas, bookmarks, bins & baskets, containers, seating, chimes, bells, door stoppers, organisers, napkin holder, tissue box, bowls, platters, cutlery stand, khulads, vases, centrepieces, pencil stand, key ring holder etc.
Explore the magic of Indian textiles at Kamala. Whether it is a special occasion, festivity, a luncheon or an evening gathering. Kamala has you covered with beautiful handloom sarees, stoles, shawls, blouses and fabrics.
Fabled handwoven weaves of Jamdani, Benaras, Paithani, Uppada, Maheshwari, Kanjeevaram, Patan patola, Pochampalli, Patteda Anchu, Chanderi, Bomkai, Kotpad, Baluchari, Kota and Kutch all come together woven by master weavers. Browse through textile art embellishments and techniques such as Kalamkari, tie and dye Bandhini, Shibori, Leheriya, Sungudi, Dabu, Sanganer, Kodalikarupur, Ajrakh; needlework and embroidery such as Kantha, Phulkari, Chikankari, Kasuthi, Kashida, Toda, Rabari and more.
At Kamala we celebrate exquisite craftsmanship, diverse art forms in the country and the artisans who play a significant role in preserving these indigenous traditions. We work together with artisan communities and strive to achieve innovative designs with minimal carbon footprint. Our products are made in India, support the rural economy and speak to the environmentally conscious customer who appreciates craft, sustainability, culture & tradition. Read stories behind its makers that will help make these artisanal handcrafted products part of your style, home and life here.