Central Cottage Industries Emporium (CCIE) is organizing Cottage Mela, the Mela is being organized from January 6th to 19th at Safina Plaza, Infantry Road, Bangalore from 10am to 8pm.
The Mela provides an opportunity to behold the rich and varied art and craft traditions of India’s culturally enriched regions, providing a glimpse of their culture and a chance to exchange creative ties. Jewellery, Art Objects, Paintings, Metal Ware, Woodcraft, Furniture, Lamps, Pottery, Women’s Wear, Men’s Wear, Sarees, Shawls, Accessories, Dress Fabrics, Marble Craft, Herbal Products and much more are on display at the Mela.
“This concept provides a platform for the cultural and artistic interchange between artisans and visitors and an ideal method for the exchange of knowledge with each other. Around 45 artists who are national and state awardees from various parts of India are participating in the event with their unique crafts from their respective regions,” said S. Mukherjee, AGM, CCIE, Bangalore.
On display are exquisite Dhokra brass craft, art furniture from Bastar Oriental furniture from Delhi, Warli art from Maharashtra, fusion of Warli and Bastar art, Madhubani painting (wall hangings) from Bihar, lamps, lampshades, chimes, hand crafted wooden furniture, bronze and brass idols, cotton dhurries from Agra/Jaipur, semi-precious stone jewellery from Rajasthan.
In textiles the rich weaving tradition of India is represented in the wide range of handloom and cotton sarees and dress materials – from Bihar and Rajasthan, Bagru print from Rajasthan, Chikan embroidered kurtas from Lucknow, silk kurtas, jackets, silk scarves and silk ties to name a few. Every item at the CCIE can be customized for corporate gifting.