Tag Archives: kashmiri handicrafts

The surprising and beautiful art of paper mache crafts made in Kashmir – The secret behind the art of papier mache

paper mache, Jewelry gift box

Paper mache art is not learnt or taught in schools and colleges in Kashmir. But still this is the art that feeds a significant percentage of population of Kashmiri people. Kashmiri people make some brilliant and breath taking crafts. These include products of home decor, kitchen decor, festive decorations, wedding accessories and centerpieces and a […]

Interesting forms of Kashmiri Kalamkari or Paper mache – Part 1

Jewelry box, Kashmiri Kalamkari,

  Kashmiri Kalamkari or Papier Mache: Also known as the papier-mache or naqashi, munaqashi or kare kalamdani and Kashmiri kalamkari. We do Papier mache mostly on small decorative jewelry boxes, and some home décor items. Famous Naqashi art forms and designs used in Kashmir: Gul-andar-gul (gulandargul): We make the arrangement of different colorful floral schemes […]