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India Launches GSLV MKIII

GSLV MKIII On June 05, 2017, India successfully launched GSLV Mk III - India's heaviest rocket by Indian Space Reasearch Organization (ISRO). With ISRO coming up aggressively off late, India has ventured into a new business of space launch. The organization has been reporting sequential successful launches and orbit placements of the trickiest space projects.
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Store Utsav Diyas Head to Germany

Store Utsav Diyas Under Processing Store Utsav recently worked on a bulk German order of diyas and other clay craft. We are delighted to see the world appreciating the craft of home decorating auspiciously. Originally a mode of lighting on the Hindu festival of lights Diwali, diyas today are used for puja, meditating, housewarming, wedding, and Christmas gifts, and home decorating.  Buy Store Utsav Diyas here.  

Sunday Break at Store Utsav

Store Utsav on a Work Break Store Utsav team took a work break on one of these Sundays. We explored The Smoke Factory at Galleria, NOIDA. Popular more for hukka, we ordered the conservative Hyderabadi Chicken Biryani, Arabiata, and Coke. We rate the preparations and ambiance 3.5/5. A great day out overall!   

Harappan Gallery at the National Museum

Harappan Excavated Objects Ancient culture of handmade  inspires   StoreUtsav.etsy.com   .  Store Utsav  visited   the  National Museum , N ew Delhi.   Excavated pots, tools, ornaments, crafts, and toys, we bring you the images of the Harappa Gallery. We found this the most exciting of all. Indus Valley Civilisation (3300-1700 BCE) was spread across Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Northwest India. It existed parallel to Egypt, Mesopotamia, and Chinese Civilisations. We strongly recommend anyone in Delhi ever to definitely vis it the National Museum.

Donate Clothes to Goonj for Their Recycled Clothes Initiative

Donate Clothes to Goonj Store Utsav supports the NGO Goonj in its cloth recycled crafts initiative. We urge all of you to donate Goonj the disposable cloth pieces to help them in their social effort. You can read more about this campaign here .

Fashion Earrings by Store Utsav Fashion

Earring Dangles by Store Utsav Fashion These colorful earrings are set with synthetic beads and zircon crystals on metal alloy frame. The metal is nickel free to eliminate toxicity for the skin. These youthfully colored dangles are great daily or street wear. Now match up your daily styling with these vibrant pieces. Buy them here .

Store Utsav Fashion at Adaah, A Lifestyle Exhibition

Store Utsav Fashion at the Lifestyle Exhibition Adaah  Store Utsav Fashion visited Adaah (style), an  ethnic   fashion exhibition , held on May 16, 2017 at Radisson Blu, NOIDA. The  women fashion  centric  fashion event  displayed a huge and vibrant variety of  ethnic clothing ,  jewelry ,  bags , and  shoes . Diverse raw materials and designs were admirable. The event was worth visiting for trend spotting and inspiration. Buy Store Utsav Fashion ethnic fashion range here.

Positive Feedback - Store Utsav Diyas Grace An Australian Wedding

Store Utsav Diyas at Australian Wedding StoreUtsav.etsy.com  Customer Michelle Mole from Brisbane, Australia, ordered our diyas for the most important event of her life, her wedding.  Rakhi , Founder  # StoreUtsav , wrote a personal note (image 2) for the couple in a complimentary best wishes handmade card of camel dung (image 1) made under the aegis of Rajasthan Govt. The customer expresses her delight as follows.  :)  Image 3 & 4 were the original product listings. "Highly recommend purchasing from  Store Utsav . Rakhi won 't hesitate to look after you and the products you purchase. Products arrived on time and in perfect condition, exactly as the images advertised. Rakhi corresponds promptly to all enquiries, which is very helpful purchasing unseen items. Very happy with my  # diyas , they will shine brightly at our wedding. I look forward to purchasing again in the future from Rakhi and store Utsav. Thank you team." She even sent Rakhi a personal no

Coconut Shell Earrings from West Bengal in East India by Store Utsav Fashion

Coconut Shell Earrings by Store Utsav Fashion At Store Utsav, we go any mile to follow environment friendly concept reduce, reuse, recycle, we bring to you these coconut shell earrings. Hand chiseled for the cut work design, these earrings are a piece of art. Made by a rural folk artist from West Bengal, the artisan employed sharp pointed knife like chisel for cutting and designing these. The deep brown ones have been treated with polish, while the beige ones have been left as such after cleaning and smoothing  the coconut shell surface. Buy these and more here.

Wall Decor Door Decor by Store Utsav

Handmade Wall & Door Hangings by Store Utsav Home decor range by Store Utsav extends to include wall and door hangings. Gujarat, Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, these decor items bring varied craft forms to your space. Handmade beads, hand stitched grass, hand painted wood, embroidered fabric, five metal alloy craft, our creative darts are limitless. Needless to add, these small, meticulously made decor items are a result of intense hard work. Gift these as housewarming souvenirs or hang them auspiciously in your cute little corner, they sure are things of joy. Buy them here. 

Copper Jhumki by Store Utsav Fashion

Jhumki by Store Utsav Fashion Store Utsav Fashion's copper jhumkis are set on oxidized and engraved copper metal with a golden finish. The work makes these earrings a legacy to have. The subtle handmade glass beads suspended from the base impart a very 'traditiono-modern' look to the jewelry that goes very well on all occasions. Available in youthful colors, this jhumki collection adds to your vibrance. These stunning earrings are authentic, handmade jewelry work of Rajasthani meenakar, a member of my shop. We have tried to bring this very tricky to achieve jewelry making art to you. Own it, flaunt it, feel connected to the Rajasthani Regality! Buy them here.

Fabric Lantern from Odisha in South East India by Store Utsav

Fabric Lanterns from Odisha in South East India by Store Utsav StoreUtsav.etsy.com  presents  hand embroidered   organic cotton   lanterns  from  Odisha  in South East I ndia . Practiced by rural artists, these lanterns are a result of elaborate effort and time. To make these, cotton fabric is soaked in water overnight to allow it to shrink. Then dried and ironed. As per the design, shapes of lanterns are cut out. Round or poygonal iron wire frames are used to set the fabric on them. This gives them the defined shape. Once set, mirror and embroidery work are done on them. Its a very tricky job to embroider after the fabric has been set on the frame, but thats the only way the folk artists are confident of the design falling in place as needed. Once set, final piping, tufts, and laces are put in place along with putting a hanging loop at the top. The lanterns are ready to grace your space.  Hang them over a  bulb  or just as a  door hanger , the  colorful  delights will ac
Designer Kurtas by Store Utsav Fashion StoreUtsavFashion.etsy.com 's limited edition  Kurtas have exemplary  folk  and  contemporary styling  to measure up to your  persona . With these  handcrafted  stunning kurtas, 'you' become a fashion statement ! The detailing makes them a masterpiece. A great edition to your occasional wardrobe.

Wall Pegs by Store Utsav

Wall Pegs by Store Utsav StoreUtsav.etsy.com brings handmade wall pegs & paper organizer in a varied design and style. While wood and brass are elevated with ceramic clay cone art, Gemstones painting also endorse the regality of Rajasthan in West India. Puducherry in South India boasts of paper mache on matty. Amazing painting on paper mache faces backed by Rosewood painting are no less than stunners. Housewarming gifts, home decor, studio decor, these magical pieces enliven any space they are in.  Buy them here.

Pure Cotton Kurtas by Store Utsav Fashion

Store Utsav Fashion Cotton Kurta Collection Store Utsav Fashion's Spring Summer Cotton Kurta collection makes for a great daily wear. Attractive designs, styles, & colors give them a contemporary look. These very light, easy to manage kurtas give you a youthful look. When comfort is the style, go for Store Utsav Fashion cotton kurtas. Buy them here.

Laser Cut Wooden Hoardings, Name Plates, Book Ends, & Magnets by Store Utsav

Laser Cut Wooden & Acrylic Range by Store Utsav Store Utsav welcomes ace crafter and contemporary designer Nikhil Verma on board. Nikhil brings with him years of creative experience combined with the laser technology to help us build laser cut wooden hoarding, road signs, name plates, book ends, mobile holders, key chains, magnets, huge installations, and anything not covered yet. He also brings in his laser cut acrylic souvenirs making for great personalized gifts & name plates. We ship worldwide. For a custom laser cut order, mail us .  

Merino Wool Wraps by Store Utsav for Bulk Export and Retail

Store Utsav Fashion Mernio Wool Collection Store Utsav Fashion, the fashion label of Store Utsav brings pure organic hand loomed Merni Wool Wraps & Mufflers from Uttarakhand in North India. The very high quality sheared merino wool is washed, dried, processed in our Uttarakhand facility. Yarns are then made our of them, which are then dyed and dried again. The yarns are finally set on hand looms and the artisans churn out the wraps as per the design we give them. We wholesale and retail export these Merino Wool wraps. For trade inquiry, mail us here . Buy them here .   

Store Utsav's Wedding & Corporate Gifts

Silver & Gold Plated Corporate & Wedding Gifts by Store Utsav Store Utsav brings its gold and silver plated products range for a luxury wedding or corporate gifting. This royal meta craft from Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh, North India, copper or iron bases are taken. They are then engraved manually or an electric engraver. After that the utensils are gold or silver plated. They are available in a wide assortment. Coming in velvet boxes with internal lining of satin, these glittery and regal products sure stand out. These pieces make for an ideal statement of your fine, eclectic taste. We ship globally, including in India. For business inquiry mail us here .

Golden Grass Craft of Odisha in South East India

Store Utsav's Golden Grass Collection from Odisha Found in hot region and in hot weather, golden grass is a strong (durable) straw type, which is effectively used to make craft in Odisha and Bihar states of East India. Made entirely from hand, the grass is cut, washed, and dried well in the sun. If needed some of them are soaked in multiple colors for a dyed impact. They are then dried and are hand woven to make different utility based crafts. Store Utsav too brings in some variety the Oriya artist of our shop made. You can buy them here .

Store Utsav at BNI NOIDA Criss-Cross Lets Meet April 2017 Conclave

Store Utsav at BNI NOIDA Meet Rakhi Sinha, Founder & CEO, Store Utsav attended BNI India NOIDA chapter conference, Criss Cross Lets Meet, held on April 30, 2017 at Radisson Blu MBD, Sector-18, NOIDA. The conclave was a collection of professionals from different industries with some potential influencers inspiring people with their stories. The event was a fertile opportunity for business networking as well.  

International Earth Day - April 22!

Save earth. Do not cut trees. Plant more. Preserve the rivers & mountains and keep them clean! No one lives if earth dies! We at Store Utsav have pledged ourselves to environment conservation in whatever way possible. Even our products are all environment and skin friendly. 

Yes - Buy & Celebrate Art!

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Charcoal Sketching on a Creative Sunday at Hauz Khas, New Delhi

A Creative Sunday at Hauz Khas Cafe! A  #fun   #sunday  Organized by Aarti Uppal Singla of TAEP at  #thebigsandwich   #hauzkhas  . We  #sketched  on printed sheets, like  #oldbooks  and  #newspaper  . The theme could be imaginative to still life to life sketching. So, the Uniball black ink pens and charcoals were the favorite. Of course a nice  #cafe   #friends  and #coffee  were the awesome value adds!  :)  

Indian Fabric Diversity

India and its Diverse Art Forms! We connect 'this' far and wide to find artists to bring you authentic Folk & Traditional Art & Crafts from the different regions of India!  :)  (Image Courtesy: Google Images). The image above entails the Indian fabric types, how they look, and where they are made. All these fabrics are made of pure raw material like silk, wool and are handwoven or hand loomed. 

Breast Installation Art at London

A Breast Installation at a London Building Against the Stigma of Breast Feeding The installation tries to flout the mindset finding breast feeding 'disgusting.' Store Utsav celebrates nature and human spirits & emotions in all their forms. We salute motherhood and all the beautiful processes about it. The biggest pleasures of life, like motherhood, should be loved unconditionally. Here is the news coverage:  http://www.adweek.com/agencies/mother-london-put-a-giant-boob-on-top-of-a-building-to-make-a-statement-about-breastfeeding/

Fitness Sunday for a Healthy Lifestyle

The Capital City witnessed a  # fitness  Sunday at 'Healthy Interaction' event Organized by  Smile Studio  (a multi specialty clinic), GK-1, New Delhi, India. The innovative  # healthcamp  facilitated interaction with the elite band of all its  # medical  specialists:  # orthodontist  Dr.  Ekta Chadha  (owner - Smile Studio),  # cardiologist Dr.Rajneesh Jain ,  # physiotherapist  Dr.  Ridwana Sanam ,  # dietician   Kavita De vgan , and  # naturalbeautyexpert Suparna Trikha . The experts impressed when they went extra mile and even extended free consultation & wrote prescriptions to the visitors.  Free  # bloodpressure   # sugar  and  # lipidprofile  tests with the state of the art equipment delivering accurate, instant results;  # smilebooth  for selfies; and sumptuous  # brunch  were the other highlights of this function. Despite being held on an early Sunday morning, the footfall was very encouraging and rightly so. That was not all. Every specialist has released ve

NY Lady Drinks Launch Party 2017

Rakhi Sinha, Founder & CEO, Store Utsav, at NY Lady Drinks Launch Party at Hauz Khas Social Rakhi Sinha, Founder & CEO  The Syntax Systems (Content and Related Services)  and  Store Utsav ​, attended  LadyDrinks-NY-India Launch Party ​ on the occasion of Women's Day. A relaxed evening with the women entrepreneurs in fun mood, was a breather in the hectic schedule we all otherwise have. A lovely start of a potential bunch  at Hauz Khas Social, New Delhi, India.

Save Water!

Conserve natural resources. Wastage is suicidal and suicide is never a good strategy! 

The Vibrance of Holi 2017

March 12, 2017: Evening Holika Puja Preparations On Holi Puja (a Bonfire) preparations on. Our artist Akanksha introduced us to it. Handmade Cow dung cakes are broken in 4 parts. Each part is grilled in the Center to make a hole. A rope is passed through 5 (an auspicious number in Hinduism) such pieces to make 2 garlands as shown in tile 6. Thry are kept in a large mixing dish for burning later. A rangoli (a Colorful geometrical formation with dry  Colors) is made around the dish as shown. Holi, Dhulendi, March 2017 March 12, 2017: Holika Puja in the Evening And the final lap of Holi Puja performed and wrapped! Fire is burnt with the cow dung cakes, as Havana. Holi Sweets, Water, and Gulal (Color Powder) are used to pray. After prayer, you go round the fire some 5 times. This is followed by coloring each other with the gulal and marking the set off of Holi (Dhulendi). Water colors and dry color smearing one each other, dancing, having sweets, and hugging are th

Happy Women's Day!

March 08, 2017

India Handicrafts & Gifts Fair (IHGF) 2017, Greater NOIDA

IHGF Spring Fair Feb. 2017 at Greater NOIDA Store Utsav was invited to  Export Promotion Council For Handicrafts (EPCH) , India, event  Indian Handicrafts & Gift Fair-Spring-2017  2017 edition, held at India Expo Centre Mart, Greater NOIDA. The 5 day (Feb. 16-20), invite only B2B event held at India Expo Mart, Greater Noida, is a mind boggling gathering of volume domestic and international traders from the lifestyle & fashion industry. For a change, our tile profiles the event culturally ra ther than commercially.  :)

The Incredible NorthEast India!

The incredible Northeast India and its handmade stunners.  Store Utsav 's upcoming range soon will bring more such handcrafted delights straight from traditional Northeast artists, including the tribal ones. Stay tuned and encourage & Celebrate Art! 

Happy Basant Panchmi and Saraswati Puja by Store Utsav

Basant Panchmi and Saraswati (Goddess of academics) Puja wishes from Store Utsav!  :) Basant is a Hindi (Indian language) word meaning Spring. The festival marks the end of winters and the onset of spring in India and is identified with the Color of fertility, yellow. (Posted for Feb. 01) 

India Post - Store Utsav's official Logistics Partner

India Post gifted this calendar for Store Utsav's office for its work, in a B2B event, Logistics 2017, organized by Confederation of Indian Industry, CII. So, here it hangs at its destination. Any recognition is valuable and encouraging for us.  :)  Thanks India Post for an unfailing support. You are a vital pillar of our business!

Mythical Flavors from the Past - An exhibition on Tea Stain Painting

Exhibition:  Mythical Flavours From The Past Theme: Mythological Creatures from Vedas & Puranas Medium: Tea Stains Painting on Handmade Paper Artist:  Bipasha Sen Gupta Audience Age Group: 12+ years Until: Feb. 01, 2017 Venue:  Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi Curator:  Amrita Varma Store Utsav Rating: 5/5 Bipasha Sen Gupta, a Bengali artist, combines varied art forms, like abstract figurative, ornation, doodle, alpana, and folk, to evolve this series unique in more ways than one. The artist 'studied' texts from Vedas & Puranas. Combining the knowledge with her imagination, she evolved her own stunning form of the different Vedic characters like Nandi, Shesh Naag, Kinnar, and so many more. Demonstrating her mental prowess, Bipasha captured these on handmade rice paper with tea stains and liquor imparting classic yellow ocher  and burnt sienna shades. The high impact painting looks like a page out straight from the actual Vedas only. The artist has also su