Colours of Punjab

Lockdown Memories

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"Eh Phulkari Meri Ma Ne Kaddhi, Ehnu Ghuth Ghuth Japphiyan Paawan" (My Mother has embroidered this Phulkari for me, I affectionately embrace it again and again) Mothers used to start embroidering Phulkaris for their daughters long before their daughters were ready for wedding. These Phulkaris were then given to them when they got married. We didn’t have phones or video calls that time. So when a daughter would miss her mother, she would take out her Phulkari and hug it so tight like she would hug her beloved mother 🤗😘 Video: made at home 😊 Music: This song is a...

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COVID-19 Update

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COVID-19 Update

Dear JustPhulkari Family, We hope you and your families are safe and well. These last few weeks have been unprecedented and this pandemic is affecting our families, businesses & our ways of life. We have been concerned about the safety of our families and friends. With your continued support we have been able to take care of our extended families – the artisans. We have supported them in getting free medical support from the specialist doctors since they were not able to visit their local doctor. At the same time, they have been provided with the basic food necessities so...

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Machine & Hand Embroidery

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How to tell if its a machine embroidered Phulkari or hand embroidered Phulkari.
This small blog might help you distinguish when you buy your next Phulkari :)

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Vand Khao Khand Khao

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Vand Khao Khand Khao

Vand khao khand khao - Guru Nanak Dev Its means to share what you have and contribute for a worthy cause. We at JustPhulkari strongly believe in this teaching of Guru Nanak Dev Ji. So last week when we were visiting our Phulkari artists in a small village in Punjab, we reached a small school where their children study. Its a primary school and the facilities are always meagre there. We spoke to the principal and discussed their current needs. As per her suggestions, we gifted chairs and an almirah for setting up the library in their school. They already...

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Empowering Phulkari Artists - Karamjit Kaur

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  We are very fortunate to have her in JustPhulkari family. She is the senior most member we have on board. She is almost 60 and has been doing Phulkari embroidery since childhood. Her eyes are weak now but she is so fond of Phulkari that she can do a full saree in about 3 weeks.  She adores her grandson and granddaughter who go to school. Their education is of prime importance to the family. Her husband doesn't keep well and is bedridden. JustPhulkari is supporting these artisans by offering them fair wages and other facilities for their wonderful work. The...

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