Gyarsi and her husband have been weaving for past 10 years. She has 3 sons-two out of which work as sculptors, while the youngest son studies in school. Her daughter got married recently. Gyarsi Devi owns two goats. She fondly calls them Etali and Bhuri. She loves weaving as it gives her freedom to work from home
Mel JolWhile weaving this rug, Gyarsi was thinking about the designs that will adorn her home in the village. “I weaved designs for the roof, then for floors and walls. These are traditional designs that are quite prevalent in rural Indian villages”, she says in a deep voice. The neatness with which the rug has been woven depicts the hard-work and dedication that has gone behind in weaving this rug.