Access to knowledge is a route to safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage (InCH). The Asia InCH Encyclopedia works to further this aim. Read about the traditional hand crafts, textiles, folk and tribal arts, its transmission and practice by the bearers of these oral knowledge systems.
An initiative of the Craft Revival Trust.

  ADDRESS LISTING

NOW available addresses of over 60,000 weavers & craftspeople working in more than 1000 crafts categories across India

Updated Weekly

SUBSCRIBE NOW


Disclaimer
This site is best viewed in Internet Explorer with a resolution 1024 X 768

BIBLIOGRAPY LISTING

NOW available a listing of over 5,000 titles on arts, culture, crafts, textiles and their makers, relevant mainly to South Asia.

UPDATED REGULARLY

ARCHIVE

The Asia Inch Encyclopedia is building a permanent, long-term archive of writings that have enduring cultural, historic and evidentiary value. Read the collected writings of -
Ashoke Chatterjee,
Judy Frater,
Paula Manfredi,
Uzramma,
Carolyn Jongeward,

And others

READ MORE

GLOSSARY

The vocabulary used to describe crafts, textiles and folk arts is rich, varied, specialized and often unfamiliar. This glossary is conceived as a guide, its purpose is to provide an introductory survey over this very wide field.

READ MORE

Sign up
to join the
Asia InCH mailing list

 

 
OUR SHOP

-

Books

-

CD

-

Gifts

-

Bags

-

Games

-

Paper

Bookmark and Share