Turmeric is a flowering plant, Curcuma longa of the ginger family, Zingiberaceae, the roots of which are used in cooking. The plant is native to the Indian subcontinent and south-east Asia and is used for various purposes that include cooking, flavouring and dyeing. Turmeric is used in ...

The motif is the basic design which is present in the saree. The design, created by the weaver, goes through a meticulous process. The coloured threads are passed through the warp to get a clear design of motif. During the ...

What more can you say about an art that defines a place? In the dry, rocky areas of Hampi, the Lambanis, in their colorful embroidered dresses strewn with mirrors, coins and shells live with full glory. The word Lambanis means ...