Yes! We all adore Indian Handicraft. According to a new study in Journal of Marketing, machine made products are of superior quality and relatively cheaper than their handmade counterparts. However consumers value Indian Handicraft because machine made products miss the key ingredient of ‘Love’. Several other factors that drive the demand for handmade goods are uniqueness and personalized touch. Consumers believe that the products they’re investing money on have a sense of authenticity as they are made by real person. Until few years ago people were forced to buy products that were available at stores in their area. Now, the internet has immensely contributed to connect buyers directly to artisan’s who make Indian Handicraft and have a story to tell. From beautifully handcrafted dream catchers to quilled jewelry and painted artefacts to organic soap and bath products – the handmade culture and created a cult online. Let’s have a look at some handmade Indian Handicraft beauties that gained some serious popularity online in 2017 and shall continue to do so in the next year.
Dream Catchers originate with Native American Tribe. They believe that the night air is filled with both good and bad dreams. Dream Catchers are a spiritual tool used to assure positive dreams to those who sleep under them. Bad dreams are caught in the web making sure that you have good ones. They usually consist of wooden hoop covered in net with meaningful sacred items like feathers and beads, hanging down from bottom of the hoop. A Dream Catcher is much more than just a simple gift, it tells the person you gift that you care about their well being and peace of mind. Nowadays, these beauties have become more and more colorful and famous. It has become ‘the’ hippy chic decoration. A perfect statement piece to enhance your home décor. Get yours customized today at www.vincraft.in
According to Wikipedia, Quilling or Paper Filigree is an art form that involves the use of strips of paper that are rolled, shaped, and glued together to make decorative designs. The paper is rolled, looped, curled, twisted and otherwise manipulated to create shapes which make up designs to decorate greeting cards, pictures, boxes, eggs and to make models, jewelry, mobiles etc. Quilled Jewelry has gained popularity on the internet due to its light weight and uniqueness. Quilling Artists from across the globe are now taking this art to a whole new level by showcasing creative designs every day. It is also one of the most trending handmade arts on Instagram and Pinterest. At www.vincraft.in you’ll see a unique Indian Handicraft collection of quilled jewelry designed by artisan’s in Rajasthan.
We’ve heard and seen innumerable forms of paintings on different objects but painted cutlery literally have become a thing to own. Who doesn’t love a bit of peppy color and class that embrace our kitchens and tables? It is not only used at home to impress friends and family but also as a decorative wall art in plush restaurants, cafes and boutique hotels. If you’re wondering weather is it food safe, make sure you buy from a reputed store and ask the seller if it is non-toxic. Stay tuned – Vincraft is launching an exclusive collection of hand painted cutlery soon!
Crochet as we all know is an art of creating fabric by interlocking loops of thread using crochet material. It is globally the most loved form of art that is passed on from one generation to other. While some people think that crochet is dated and old fashioned, that couldn’t be further from the truth. In the last few years there has been a huge innovation and the products have gone far beyond scarves and gloves. Artists are now seen making beautiful coasters, bags, blouses, covers etc. It is all about tossing out any pattern and creating your own unique designs.
Leather crafting is one of the oldest trades around. Artists and crafters in today’s time have turned their hobbies and passion into profit. It’s definitely rewarding but not easy. Be it leather wallet, belt, diary, keychain, home décor accessory – Vincraft offers you a heritage collection of decorative items. Leather Toys that are intricately crafted by Artisan’s in Indore who master in their art are exclusively available on www.vincraft.in. Launching a whole new collection of hand painted leather wallets and bags soon. People have now started to realize the significance of Indian Handicraft and recognize them as unique and connected to human being. One such item that is creating a lot of buzz online has got to be ‘Leather’.
Pom Poms have created a whole new sensation online and if you disagree you’re lying to yourself and the first step is admitting you have a serious problem. Today pom poms are being used as a decorative piece of art everywhere without making it look too OTT. We see these little beauties placed on tote bags, hair accessories, jewelry, keychain, hats, scarves, stoles, cushion covers, bed sheets, footwear etc. Small in size but big on charm, they look prettier each time we see it on any product. At www.vincraft.in you’ll find a wide colorful collection of pom pom earrings, bags, necklace etc. The pom pom trend is here to definitely stay!
Wood carving is found all over India and is one of the most ancient forms of art. Woodwork began as a temple craft, and flourished alongside interiors and sculptures. The designs are first made on paper and further transferred onto the wood using ink. The art is entirely handmade by skilled craftsmen. The wood carving cluster is spread widely across the globe. Each country has its own distinct style and typical products. www.vincraft.in has a beautiful collection of wooden sculptures for home décor. These sculptures are crafted by Artisan’s in Rajasthan. A must have item to enhance your home.
Soap & Bath Body Products
Soapmakers are exceptional at creating their handmade soap and other cosmetic products. People are nowadays concerned about the ingredients of the product and their body type before trying anything on to their skin. Natural over chemicals is the ‘IT’ trend. Soapmakers are introducing soaps that are made from vegetable oil, herbs, flowers, fruits, leaves and tree bark. Handmade soaps are now gaining popularity over the internet as people have started to adapt healthy and organic lifestyle. It also has a bright future because of its benefits reaped by general users and the elite class are taking huge interest in the same.