Creation of Masterpieces in Tie & Dye (Bandhej Craft) by Shilp Guru 2007 Awardee

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Witness a master craftsman, Mr. Mohd Ali Mohamed Khatri, creating masterpieces in Tie & Dye (Bandhej or Bandhini craft) in his hometown in Bhuj, Kutch, Gujarat. He also teaches other craftsmen, the nuances of this craft. Mr. Khatri is a National Award winning artisan and runs a school in Kutch where he teaches women the craft of Bandhej.

Because of his life long commitment to Bandhej and the fact that he has taught hundreds of craftsmen, he was awarded Shilp Guru award in 2007. This video was sponsored by Ministry of Textiles. We thank them for sharing the knowledge with us all. You can shop Mohd Ali Mohamed Khatri's creations at http://www.shopatplaces.com/collections/bandhej?utm_source=blog

A few snapshots:

Mohd Khatri crafting a Bandhej Saree

Bandhej sarees being dyed and made in Gujarat

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