Author:Jaya Jaitly

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Crafts of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh

By: Jaya Jaitly

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Ahmedabad, India, Mapin Publishing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036473

ISBN: 0-844142-20-6

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 227 with numerous colour illustrations. View more info

Crafts Atlas of India

By: Jaya Jaitly

Price: $109.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Niyogi Books: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037128

ISBN: 8189738372

Condition: New


Mapping India’s crafts was a mammoth task that took eleven years. During this period, many new crafts were born, skills rejuvenated and some may have languished and faded away. The nature of crafts production in India is both ephemeral and resilient. India’s crafts journey resembles the progress of a river from the mountains to the ocean, picking up material, depositing some, changes course, disappearing underground to surface somewhere else. Yet, the tradition conti... View more info

The Artistry of Handwork

By: Jaya Jaitly

Price: $9.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Niyogi Books: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037733

ISBN: 9789383098187

Condition: New


This book is dedicated to artisans, for whom handwork is worship, creative expression and earnings. It is a collection of random images that give viewers joy at the sight of the simple beauty of hand work. Jaya Jaitly is the Founder-President of the Dastkari Haat Samiti, a nationwide association of craftspeople. She is responsible for the creation of Dilli Haat. Printed Pages: 130. View more info

Vishvakarma's Children

By: Jaya Jaitly

Price: $11.27

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2001

Seller ID: 700764

ISBN: 8170228956

Condition: New


In this book Jaya Jaitly, writer and activist, takes us into the lives of seven craftspeople engaged in the manufacture of seven different crafts in India, to weave a tapestry of beauty and pathos, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi once said, "The Supreme Consideration is Man". It is therefore the human being, the human spirit, human potential and human aspirations that need to be understood in order to guide policies for the development of the craft sector. Printed Pag... View more info

Woven textiles of Varanasi

By: Jaya Jaitly

Price: $18.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Niyogi Books:

Seller ID: 106608

ISBN: 9789383098378

Condition: New


One of the strongest and best known traditions of weaving in India is situated in Varanasi. It has had a tumultuous history of ups and downs but has steadfastly refused to be obliterated. Many cities have risen and fallen, but Varanasi clings to its title as the oldest living city in the world. The River Ganga flows by, offering a sense of sacredness, continuity and eternal salvation for those whose last rites are performed on its banks. Hundreds of thousands of visitors... View more info

Crafting Indian Scripts

By: Jaya Jaitly and Subrata Bhowmick

Price: $74.25

Publisher: Dastkari Haat Samiti: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037393

ISBN: 9789350875445

Condition: Brand New


Printed Pages: 240 with numerous colour illustrations. View more info