For Everyone, By the Women

Published: 01st December 2014 06:11 AM  |   Last Updated: 01st December 2014 06:11 AM   |  A+A-

CHENNAI: In a bid to provide a platform for women to sell their products, eliminating the middlemen, CP Art Centre is organising an exhibition-cum-sale, which has an array of items from clothing to household items on display.

The exhibition includes designer saris, dress material for women, kurtis, dupattas, block print saris, eco-friendly curtains, bed linen, table-runners, jute bags, wallets, cushion covers, along with stalls selling dolls, terracotta items, fashion jewellery, furniture, agarbathi stands, Ravi Varma paintings, Tanjore art pieces, paper bags, candle stands, wood carvings, homemade pickles, jam bottles, appalams and cupcakes.

An initiative of Ragas by Flying Horse, the exhibition also includes unique vaastu items, therpautic products, mouth freshners, precious, semi-precious stones, earrings, anklets, crystalline mineral water, bangles, carpets, mats, chains, medicines made of herbs, house articles made by a couple of self help groups.

“This is the fourth edition of the expo. These products are made by skilled craftspersons looking for recognition and money,” says Sooraj Viswanathan from Ragas by Flying Horse. “We want to keep our tradition and culture alive, empowering women and give them an opportunity to present their products in the market,” adds Sooraj.  Blouses studded with fancy stones are also on display. They also offer customised designs upon request.

The exhibition at CP Arts Centre, Alwarpet, ends today and is open from 10 am to 8 pm.

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