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Hand- painted is the buzz­word here. Own­ers Anirud­dha and Swati Saha go to vil­lages near Kolkata and in Ut­tran­chal to buy works of lo­cal ar­ti­sans. All their prod­ucts high­light tra­di­tional art forms like dokra ear­rings from Jhark­hand, jute ear­rings from As­sam and wa­ter hy­acinth jew­ellery from Na­ga­land. T- shirts and kur­tis are painted with mo­tifs like Nataraja and Shiva. The items con­sid­ered best buys in­clude their hand- painted peacock clutches, saris and block­print du­pat­tas.

WHERE 26 Hauz Khas Vil­lage COST Rs 650 to Rs 1,600 for T- shirts and kur­tis, Rs 1,400 to Rs 1,600 for bags, Rs 150 to Rs 500 for cush­ion cov­ers

TEL 9910085433; info@ maati. co. in

VIKRAMSHARMA/ www. in­di­a­to­day­im­ages. com

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