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Collaboration with VTCGK

Hunarmund has recently collaborated with Vocational Training Center Girls Korangi located in Karachi, Pakistan. The Vocational Center provides technical skills training to girls residing at nearby areas in Korangi Industrial Area. They have been operating since 2002. Their vision statement…

Good news for the Craft Industry

Good news to the crafters! The widespread news that Pakistan has gotten approvals to be enlisted on Amazon has sparked a new era of Ecommerce in Pakistan and the business community at large. Amazon can be your gateway to start…

Rural Community of Keti Bundar

Keti Bunar is a natural bay about 197km east of Karachi. Most of the population that resides in Keti Bundar and nearby villages belong to fisherfolk community where they mainly survive on fishing. The region used to be rich in…

Indigo Value Chain Development

Hunar se Rung Dou Neero WWF has taken an initiative, first of its kind in Pakistan, where Indigo farms are being cultivated once again in Sindh, engaging the local communities of Keenjhar Lake and Chotiari Reservoir to start Indigo cultivation,…

Crafter’s Guild Expo December 2019

Yet another amazing event organized by Crafter’s Guild, the Craft Exhibition on the 1st of December, 2019 at Royal Rodale in Karachi. The Guild works to bring together the crafting community, striving towards awareness campaigns, educating people about various crafts…

THARI EMBROIDERY

The Thar Desert: The Thar Desert stretches the length of the eastern border of Sindh and is known as the most fertile desert in the world. As the Thar Desert crosses the Indian border into Gujarat province, many cultures and…

Embroidery History

The decorative possibilities of sewing led to the art of embroidery. Embroidery has been dated to the Warring States period (5th-3rd century BC) of ancient China. The process used to tailor, patch, mend and reinforce cloth fostered the development of…

FAMOUS THARI EMBROIDERY MOTIFS

FAMOUS THARI EMBROIDERY MOTIFS The pakkoh and kacho/soof embroideries from Tharparkar, in Sindh’s eastern corner, are among the most compelling in Pakistan, with bold, stylized motifs of dunes, flowers and peacocks drawn from nature. PEACOCK: The peacock found all over…

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