Lachma Devi lives with her family in Kekri village in Rajasthan. A has 3 children- two sons and a daughter. They all study in school. Her husband is a farmer, and works in the same village. Lachma Devi knows weaving since she was 18 years old. She left the work for a few years in between, but started it again after her marriage. She likes her work, as it gives her freedom to express her thoughts, and pays for her children’s school fees.
AakarDesign: Designer weaver Lachma Devi is very fond of flowers. Finding a variety of flowers in her backyard, she took inspiration from them and started making a rug out of it. Lachma Devi is an admirer of nature, and often finds herself intrigued by the beauty of it. “Nature is unique in its own way. Some things we see have impeccable symmetry, while some others are hard to even define into specific shapes”, says Lachma Devi. Her design is a narrative of her thoughts, as she weaves flowers in multiple shapes and sizes. Her rug also features the famous Shakkarpara snack from Rajasthan.