Hands of Gold is a humble endeavor towards encouraging revival and rehabilitation of the artisans of Kashmir valley. The effort endures to constantly work for quality craftsmanship and revival of Kashmiri handicrafts beneficial to the society and the valley at large.The products at Hands of Gold are designed and sourced locally from the trusted artisans, to support the community and create meaningful relations within the entire eco-system of handcraft in the Kashmir valley.Hands of Gold is a destination with the ‘karigar’ in its heart and a place where passion mingles with purpose. The Company aspires to build an innovative partnership with the artisan and provide an inclusive destination for exquisite Paper Mache, Tilla and Aari work purely designed by Kashmiri artisans, to fit the aesthetics of the discerning art connoisseur.


  • Revival and up-liftment of the craft with the “kaarigar” as a partner.
  • Create a unique social enterprise with an endeavour for global recognition and success for Kashmiri handicrafts.


  • Empowerment of the artisans by involving them as key stakeholders in creating a new direction for the promotion of the “Kashmir” handicraft brand.
  • Recognition of artisans on a national platform by showcasing their unique handcraft and talent.
  • Reorientation and repositioning of the “karigaars art” as a sustainable career option.