Kashmir: Artisans fight for survival amid dying art of pottery
29 October 2021 | 1:29 pm
Waning demand and the impacts of the COVID pandemic have pushed Kashmir pottery to the brink of extinction. But some artisan families are continuing the craft in exchange for rice just to survive.
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