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An Alluring Afternoon of Artisans and Artists: Yesterday afternoon, my wife and I attended the second Keepers ev...

An Alluring Afternoon of Artisans and Artists: Yesterday afternoon, my wife and I attended the second Keepers ev...

Yesterday afternoon, my wife and I attended the second Keepers event hosted by Carrie K Artisan Jewellery thanks to the invitation of Geri and her gang at linea Communications. Themed "Aspects of Love" in time for Valentine's Day, the showcase featured various artisans and "bespoke" businesses with products ranging from visual art, design, champagne, desserts, poetry and jewellery. As I browsed the displays and spoke to the various "artrepreneurs" proudly displaying the fruits of their labour, I realise that most were highly qualified and educated professionals. Discarding their power suits for a maker's apron, they heeded the clarion call of self actualisation and the fulfillment of a dream, taking that leap of faith into independence. So who are these artisanal entrepreneurs or "keepers"? - Jewellery designer and silversmith Carrie K. (Carolyn Kan), a former advertising ...

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An Online Marketplace For India’s Artisans

An Online Marketplace For India’s Artisans

youngupstarts.com 09 Feb '12, 8am

It’s not easy being an artist or artisan anywhere in the world; however, it’s probably worse in class- (and caste-) consci...