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“Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray.” and this inspires me everyday. ” – Rumi Anjali and I have soo many things in common , we studied the same courses in University , went to the same University but different colleges :) , worked in same companies and are totally in love with Indian design , textile and Art.  When she wrote…

Claire came to India in January 2012 , when she was working for a consulting firm and fell in love with the vibrancy and color of India. Two years later she left with a dream , a fantastic business idea and two adopted dogs :) She started conceiving the idea of starting the business while she was living in India and then worked on making it a reality after she moved back to Toronto.…

Anita Dongre Grassroot is a tribute to India’s handcrafted traditions. It celebrates India’s crafts and weaves by providing a contemporary and sustainable platform for the artisans and helps create livelihoods by partnering with network of trusted NGOs. Brand Profile : “Anita Dongre Grassroot is  a contemporary platform created for the artisans of India. The objective is to nurture our treasure chest of handcrafted traditions by reviving, sustaining and empowering the arts and artisans by…

Hello Dearies , Its getting busier and busier at Peacocks in the Rain . Its unbelievable on how much we want to talk about on this site and there is soooooo little time. This morning I was looking for places where I could visit block print artisans in Rajastan , Sanganer, Jaipur …. and I went to my favorite Anokhi Museum. And this is how I discovered Rekh&Datta. Rebecca spent several years in India as…

I used to do pottery many years ago. Over the years as we moved cities , unfortunately I lost touch. Pottery taught me several things . PATIENCE was the most important of them and then the importance of creating something from your own hands. In an era where we probably use our fingers to only type and swipe , the joy of creating something with your own hands is unmatched. Creating your own tea cup…