Jamdani

Badhon and the dazzling jamdanis in Rabindranath Ekhane Kokhono Khete Ashenni

I watched the web series for three main reasons — my undying affection for thrillers written by Bengali writers (this particular one also had a hint of supernatural thrown into it – talk about luck...

May 26, 2015
May 26, 2015

A day with a weaver (video)

The traditional art of Jamdani weaving, which is included in UNESCO's Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, is an intricate process that takes several years to...

May 26, 2015
May 26, 2015

Sights and sounds of a Jamdani haat (video)

Once you've visited a Jamdani haat, you will think twice before metaphorically referring to a crowded and noisy place as a 'macher bazaar'.