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 Zar...

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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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