A Window Wonderland

A Window Wonderland

New York City is breathtaking during the Holidays, overflowing in lights and glitter, with decorated Christmas trees, endless along the Avenues. ...

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Sure-to-Please Gift Guide

Sure-to-Please Gift Guide

Tasseled earrings, "wow" headbands, be-the-envy bracelets, "ooh, ahh" necklaces: browse these beauties and more, and start crossing gifts off your...

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Handmade, Ethically Made

Handmade, Ethically Made

     Products should contain beauty within, a kind of beauty that is pure, fair, and available to all.  Fashion should be beautiful for the behold...

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Handmade, a Second Look

Handmade, a Second Look

Every two years, the Whitney Museum of American Art displays one of the largest installments of American contemporary art, addressing issues of ec...

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Reasons to Choose Handmade

Reasons to Choose Handmade

Made personally just for you… Handmade products are not mass produced in industrial factories, but are made personally just for you. Your handmade...

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The Art of Zardozi and Aari

The Art of Zardozi and Aari

Deepa Gurnani’s products are embellished with beautiful Zardozi patterns, a form of embroidery that was brought to India from Persia by the Mughal ...

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The Soul of Handmade

The Soul of Handmade

Hand embroidery in India includes distinct regional styles and techniques that vary by region. Deepa Gurnani uses two primary styles: Aari and Za...

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Erté

Erté, Art Deco Muse

Romain de Tirtoff (November 23, 1892 – April 21, 1990) was a Russian-born French artist and designer known by the pseudonym Erté.  He was a divers...

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Meet Our Artisans

Meet Our Artisans

The KARIGAR (Artisan) is the backbone of Deepa Gurnani.  We are fortunate to have a group dedicated to the integrity of their craft.  They are amon...

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Deepa Gurnani in Paris

We'll always have Paris

Designer's Playground Showroom and Premiere Classe highlighted our trip to the City of Lights. It was all work and all play. DEEFINE, our fine ...

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