Artisan creates Kashmiri Namda using Australian method

Farooq Ahmed, an expert craftsman of Srinagar, has breathed new existence into the sector by means of aligning the enterprise with modern generation. He has blended the Australia-based totally “Nano Felting Technique” with conventional handicrafts to create a new craft that is unrivaled within the global. This makes Farooq Ahmed the only craftsman in India who has combined this with conventional felting. New handicrafts, silk carpets and scarves are being made using this technique. The products made by them are also favored via the public.

Farooq Ahmed, whilst talking, said that it took him at the least 2 years to analyze this ability throughout which he become able to create this progressive merchandise after tireless efforts of day and night. He said that a dressmaker from Delhi helped him to study this new approach.

It should be remembered that Farooq family has been associated with the textile industry for decades and he is said to be the last hope of the textile industry in Kashmir. He has also received many honors at the national and local levels. Due to their efforts, many new designs and techniques are now being incorporated into the traditional art of Kashmir. They say that they are trying to restore the glory of this dying art by giving a new life to the traditional handicrafts of Kashmir with these products.
Farooq is working on this new technique with a private craft organization but is not happy with government policies to promote artisans.

Farooq Ahmed claims that he is the only artisan who creates new products using this technique.
“To the best of my knowledge, I am the only craftsman to create a new product with such a technique,” he said.

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