2021 Podcast No 168
Series 7: Episode 168: The Global Homepreneur Summit: Meet the Fantastic 10 Part III (Bonus Content)
Shubhra Misra, is a homepreneur. She has worked in special education for 15 years. She has been a foodie and cooking is one of her favourite pastimes. She attended a making workshop and loved the experience. From there she started making chocolates for friends and family.
Ruchi Chavan is the Founder of Ela Crafts Studio started off as a dream of 3 sisters who grew up in the beautiful valley of Dehradun in North India. Their nature inspired designs are mainly in recycled wood. They create coasters to cheese/snacks platter to chopping boards to tea light candle holders with woodburn pattern to your kitchen or home utility/decor creatiins. They are also into rustic look name boards. They believe in doing simple things a little differently.
Pratiksha Mundye is the Founder of 'Sringar Jewellery'. Sringar Jewellery deals exclusively in designer handcrafted terracotta jewellery, Tribal German silver jewellery and fabric jewellery. After seven years in the fashion industry she had the education and the skill, all that was left was to let the two meet to birth something unusual. And thus, the idea of handmade terracotta fashion jewellery, and thereafter 'Sringar Jewellery' commenced.
Maria Veena Crocheted is an epitome of pure love and passion for the art of crochet. Amrita Maria Veena, is a crochet artist from Goa, who started her label in 2014. Amrita believes in innovation and creativity through the language of craft. She is constantly designing, revolutionising and modernising the concept of crochet. Amrita displays and reaches clients by conducting exhibitions and also undertakes bespoke orders. From crochet hand bags, to crochet table clothes, runners, face masks, flowers, jewelry etc today Maria Veena is a popular brand in Goa with very happy clients.
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