Many traditional artisans have moved to using chemical dyes but not Sufiyan Khatri and his elder brother Dr. Ismail Khatri who have kept the practice of using natural dyes in ajrakh alive. Master artisan Sufiyan Khatri works with natural dyes to create intricate Ajrakh pieces.
In the port town of Mundra, Shakil Ahmed, a master artisan specializing in Batik with natural dyes has been on a journey to perfect his art. Always eager to learn new design concepts, in his own words - "I want to collaborate with creative people who look at things differently". Connect with Shakil Ahmed to collaborate on a collection.