Kamalini, a new outlet of Crafts Council of Karnataka at Malleswaram, which was inaugurated, recently, focuses on the traditional and aesthetic values of Indian handicrafts.
Their range of temple textiles reflect the Vijayanagar culture and designs used in the Srirangapatnam temple near Mysore and other local temples in the city. These designs includes ‘Prabhavali,’ neck ornaments, ”chatri” (umbrella), ‘chakra’ (wheel), ‘naama’ and ‘shankha’ (conch shell) developed by women weavers who have used these designs on this range of textiles on display and sale at the outlet.
‘Kamalini’ have also developed a range of educational toys for children between 3 to 10 year age group. The designs used in toys will make learning easy in subjects like Mathematics, Science, Biology or for games..
It is an NGO dedicated to the promotion of arts and crafts and not a commercial venture.
The outlet is located at
“Kamalini”, is located at 37, Sribhooma, 17th Cross, Malleswaram and will be open from Monday to saturday between 11 a.m and 7:30 p.m.