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Kashmir's Co-operative Communities of Women Weavers

Nuraini Arsad about weavers ethical Kashmir

Kashmir's Co-operative Communities of Women Weavers

“It’s very nice…” Nuraini said, looking at the photo I had sent.

“Yea… it’s a beautiful place…!” I murmured quietly. It was a view of the Kashmiri Himalayas, mostly bare of snow, but with the tops still lathered with white. “Where the bridge is, this is Dursuma. This is just after Wayul-"

“Wayul? Is that like, a region? or village?”

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Learning to Weave Carpets at 4 Years Old

Nuraini Arsad about weavers Kashmir origin story

Learning to Weave Carpets at 4 Years Old

Yes, Dad was 4 years old, and he didn't learn it from his own father. He learned from one of my grandfather's friends. My grandfather said that 'If I taught him at home, he won't learn. But he would learn from outside, from other people.'

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