Kerala Special:Blog

  • Kerala Special
    Balaramapuram Weavers have been weaving and hand crafting some of the finest Kerala wear. Nothing can replace these genuine, ethnic dresses. For the original handloom product gets better with use. And the style never goes out of fashion. The Clothes Mundu  A white or off-white cotton fabric woven to make it a fashionable wrap around with a kara (border) in many colours, including the kasavu (golden border) variant. The mundu is wrapped around from the
  • Kerala Special
    Kerala’s snake boat regatta or the Chundan Vallam Kali are a world renowned phenomenon – with hundreds of boats from different villages participating to win a coveted trophy. The excitement and the adrenalin rush that these races bring about is something that is unmatched. The splash of the oars and the synchronised songs of the boatmen – Thithithaara thithithei thithei thakatheitheithom – is a spectacle that stays in the mind for long. While one possibly
  • Kerala Special
    In Kerala, God’s own country, it is hardly surprising that its artisans trace their lineage to Vishwakarma, the architect of Gods. Kerala’s artisans are world renowned for their impeccable craftsmanship and unique artwork, many of which have found their places in homes across the world. Kerala is indeed a hub for artisans of all genres and has inspired the world with its keen sense of beauty and elegance. The aesthetically appealing art and crafts of
  • Kerala Special
    A bride in Kerala has eight auspicious things that are gifted to her at the time of marriage. One of the most treasured among them is the Aranmula Kannadi, the hand mirror from Aranmula town. It is considered an essential in every household as an harbinger of good luck and fortune. The mirror is however not an ordinary one, it is handmade by a community that holds its secret tight. The origins The town of
  • Kerala Special
    What better souvenir could represent Kerala, than its very own handicraft – the Nettoor Petti? The Nettoor Petti is a beautiful handicraft that borrows its name from the place of its origins, Nettoor town in Kerala. The jewel box (petti meaning box), represents Kerala’s royal heritage, as it was originally a part of the Royal households used to store their precious gems. Before we tell you five very important reasons why you should buy one,

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