Handpicked Inspired collections from India
Aporv (pronounced as A-poor-v), in Sanskrit, means Unique. Aporv.com is an inspired online bazaar to bring to global appreciators handpicked inspired collections from India.
We are as unique as every handcrafted product we sell. Here we try to bring inspired handcrafted design creatives and eco-friendly products and ship them to your global doorstep. We aim to introduce to all you beautiful people the amazing world of unique products that combine new design with a global sensibility.Aporv team partners with individual artisans, designers, NGO's, SHG's and organizations from India and brings their unique creatives to the global audience.
Aporv team also works with amazing designers and creative people from India who design or create the unique handcrafted product that you see on Aporv.com. These designers work with the local artisans or by themselves and help create the amazing products. Every craft holds secrets, myths and faiths that have transferred through generations either by the craftspeople or through people related to this field. We at Aporv are making an humble effort to bring these stories to our appreciators. These stories will help the appreciator know the craft, its history and how it is made, thus facilitating them to make an educated buy. Through this effort we are trying to bring our appreciators close to the craft form. As you can see from a small sample of products below, these products on Aporv.com are from different corners of India.
|Madhubani Painting||Meenakari Work||Leather Craft||Copper Bells||Wood Marquetry||Kalamkari||Black Pottery|
All our products are either handcrafted or eco-friendly. Each handcrafted piece is an original work of art, unique to each artisan. We understand that you, as an appreciator, buy from Aporv.com because you love the creativity and the uniqueness of each handcrafted product we sell. At the same time we wish to help you understand that, since each product is handmade, the details may not be as clean as machine crafted ones, and you may notice some inconsistencies in design as well. Such tonal irregularities, slight color and design variations, and placement of designs are inherent to the process, and enhance the individuality of each item, and give it character. Handcrafted products have a unique identity that requires to be appreciated as part of the style. Therefore, please do not think of irregularities as defects.
Handcrafting, by definition, means attaching a glorious uncertainty when it comes to uniformity.
In case you loved the hand-painted Madhubani painting above, and failed to notice its inconsistencies, here they are. The purpose of pointing out these inconsistencies is to help you, our appreciators, to look at the product as a unique piece of art/ craft and admire the creativity of the person behind it.