“Handmade in Hooghly : A Treasure-Trove of Handlooms & Handicrafts” presents rich skills of traditional craftsmen and weavers of Rural Hooghly. The district has always been known for exquisite handloom sarees but there are hidden gems that need wide publicity.
This book brings into table a variety of rural products ranging from traditional handlooms in weaves, embroidery and prints. Handmade accessories like bags and jewellery have been showcased. Intricate threadwork on home linen and apparel have been highlighted.
Considering need for eco-friendly choices, home decorative in wide range of mediums such as cane, bamboo, jute, water-hyacinth, wood, coconut coir, papier-mâché & terracotta. FSSAI- certified Processed Foods made following traditional recipes with an eye for low-preservatives have been showcased too.