Pune: People wanting to decorate their homes with handcrafted articles must visit the exhibition, of handcrafted bamboo articles made by rural women, to be held at Tilak Smarak mandir till April 28. Janjagruti Vikas Sanstha, Agarnaral, Ratnagiri district has organized it while Commissioner office, union textiles ministry, New Delhi has sponsored it. Durable and beautiful handcrafted bamboo articles are exhibited at this grand sale.
People can decorate their homes with attractive soap boxes, corner lamps, bamboo pencards, table lamps, containers, biscuit stand, swastika, incense sticks stand, flower and fruit baskets, tissue paper stand, bangles stand, talcum powder box made from coconut shell, mobile handset stand, table mat and hanging lamps handcrafted from bamboo. Banana leaves, Maharashtrian jewelry, handmade bags, gift articles, saree cover, purse, cotton silk bag, seed bed jewelry, linen Bengali saree, weather products, dresses, make-up boxes and photo frames are too on sale here.
All these articles are best examples of handmade designs. Decorative and household articles are available here at concessionakl and reasonable prices. Shobha Lavande, president, Janjagruti Seva Sanstha said, “We have organized this exhibition to create employment opportunities. The financial condition of women handicraft artisans must change by getting a market for their products. Handicrafts development commissioner office, union textiles ministry has provided an opportunity for women empowerment.”
Arnavi Mahakal said, “Janjagruti Vikas Sanstha has provided guidance and training through designers to make durable articles from bamboo thereby providing employment to budding women artisans like her.”