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This Kashmiri Store Gets Kahwa, Saris & Home Linens Straight From The Valley


Think Kashmir and carpets, Pashmina, saffron and kahwa are a few things that come to mind. To make sure we get these straight from the point of origin, Kashmir Box has tied up with 1,000 craftsmen and food producers and is now a collection of authentic eats, crafts, decor and beauty products.

Make A Saffron For It

The folks at Kashmir Box have gone all out and sought more than 50 local businesses that are doing a stellar job in the hometown. So, everything you’ve ever associated with Kashmir {and at the best price and quality} can be found on the site and the variety is something to write home about. Want to gift your mum the purest lavender oil or an intricately embroidered georgette sari? Sick of those generic cushion covers that just lie around without a purpose? Try this store out. Their attempt at bringing Aari work cushion covers, saris and papier mache artefacts is commendable. Don’t these rugs and wall hangings just remind you of a winter in an ancestral house? We’d leave you alone to browse but, hey, aren’t these kaftans {OMG the teals and sea greens have our heart} and tea cosies aren’t adorably typical… If you’ve grown up on Bollywood, you sure think of them as the closest approximation to the valley’s culture. They stock up on fresh dry fruits {including dried local cherries!} that will help you whip up genuine zafrani pulao. And finally, we’re also glad that we can get a couple of these evergreen cashmere weaves {without landing up at Dilli Haat clueless and getting fleeced} that make for great gifts for friends and fam. Oh, and if you’re feeling indulgent, they have a special “treasure box collection” that’s all heirlooms and copper.

So, We're Saying...

This site isn’t just for homesick Kashmiris baffled by the city’s horrid summer or tired of pale imitations of gustaba. It’s for everyone who’s into crafts and cares enough to keep Kashmiri’s rich crafts and culinary traditions alive.