warsaa | the heritage shop

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Introduction

The Warsaa shop at Shaniwar wada is a project initiated by the Pune chapter of INTACH.
INTACH (Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural heritage) is a national NGO established in 1984. The Pune chapter was established in 1986.
INTACH is a member of the Shaniwar Wada Trust whose members include the commissioner and the mayor and the former principal secretary Mr. B. G. Deshmukh. The committee had requested INTACH to start a heritage shop at the Shaniwar Wada.

The objective of Warsaa

Warsaa’s endeavor is to promote and create awareness about Pune, it’s craft, environ and its heritage.
Warsaa is presently working with Maharashtrian craftsmen to develop new designs using their age-old techniques for contemporary taste (the tambats).
The proceeds of the sale are invested back for further revitalization of the craft and heritage. Thus by promoting Warsaa products you will be helping in the much needed drive for saving are Pune’s traditions and heritage.

Warsaa merchandise

Publications: awareness publications and pamphlets with heritage information about Pune. The publications are about Pune’s landmark buildings, Pune’s environment and Pune culture
 
Fabric based products: beautiful contemporary designs of bags, traditional purses, quilts, cushion covers and file folders made from the khan fabric
 
Metalware: traditional tambat (copper) products such as water containers, plates, playthings for children and also contemporary designs in copper such as lampshades, trays, coasters
 
Paper products: file folders, dustbins, desk organisers, photo frames made from Pune’s world renowned handmade paper
 
Terracotta products: glazed and unglazed pottery including figurines, diyas, pots
 
Jewellery: traditional maharashtrian jewellery such as the thushi, nath, saaz
 
Art reproductions: reproductions of miniatures depicting the cultural heritage of Pune

A note to buyers

We at Intach believe that sometimes a more focus product for the city is required. Every city and area in the world has a character and individuality. It is vital that with globalization we do not lose this identity. Please do support the sale of such items, which may have a market only within this city and thus may find difficult to fit into a nation wide sale item.

Address and contact Information

warsaa, the heritage shop
Shaniwar wada, Pune
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9822055118, 9404241290

warsaa | the heritage shop

buy warsaa products, support our heritage
An INTACH Pune Chapter Initiative
Warsaa’s endeavor is to promote and create awareness about Pune, its craft, environ and its heritage. Warsaa is works with Maharashtrian craftsmen to develop new designs using their age-old techniques for contemporary taste. The proceeds of the sale are invested back for further revitalization of the craft and heritage.

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