Merchant traders and purveyors of the finer things have been travelling to India for centuries. Each state, even individual towns, have their own unique style of handicraft. But, with few official centres for the arts, most of these techniques were passed down the generations, and many of them face extinction. Keeping India’s colourful traditions alive Indian Experiences’ textile tours and workshops aim to help promote these art forms – and let you try your hand at it whilst doing so. It’s not as easy as it looks!