This section provides information on over 870 crafts and textiles. Interviews with practitioners are featured. There is also a detailed contact listing of over 60,000 artisans and weavers.
A special effort is being made to document languishing as well as nearly extinct crafts and textiles of India. Write-ups and information on languishing crafts are indicated with special markers (*) and can be searched for under the generic crafts criterion of 'languishing'.
This section also features a monograph series that seeks to present original and in-depth research on various aspects of craft traditions by students and academics in the field. The monographs are distinguished by separate markers (* indicates monograph) and can be searched for under the generic crafts criterion of ‘monograph’.