Monthly Archives: October 2013

Hiccup!

A couple of days ago I received news that perhaps all new entrepreneurs hate to receive. The first batch of woven products were a disaster thanks to the independent thinking of the lady whom I entrusted the weaving work to, … Continue reading

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IMA KEITHEL or Ima Market

Here’s a small peep into the unique Ima Market in Imphal. Its perhaps the only market in the world run entirely by women. Amidst the vendors there are always women who will try to sell you their wares at a … Continue reading

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A day’s work!

Abok wove around 45 pairs of cotton towels on this warp and these much sought after pieces would’ve been sold by now in the very busy and bustling Ima Keithel or Ima market. Her towels are also sought after as … Continue reading

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Looking for weavers!

There was a time when during the wee hours of the morning, around 4am to be precise, you could wake up to the sounds of the ‘tick-tack’ of┬áthe shuttle on the loom. This time there were hardly any sounds of … Continue reading

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Back and raring to go

A whirlwind 3 weeks’ trip to india later, the exhaustion of all the traveling is finally wearing off. 8 flights, 3 different domestic sectors, 1 international return flight and so many memories that my heart brimmeth over. 12 days wasn’t … Continue reading

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