Living History

Forgotten Treasures

Kanjivaram: The Romance of Silk

Discover the royal past of this unique weave, which has survived many challenging times

Forgotten Treasures

Tanchoi’s Silk Route to India

We trace the journey of this delicate woven silk, which came all the way from China to Banaras -taking the longest possible route, to get there!

Forgotten Treasures

Phulkari: Woven into Tradition

The traditional embroidery phulkari, represents a ‘living’ tradition that can be traced back hundreds of years and continues to this day.  

Forgotten Treasures

The Most Expensive Rupee

Just how does the value of Rs.1 soar up to Rs.6,00,000? Quite easily, if the coin in question is a prized King George VI silver rupee coin.