Miharu makes handcrafted jewellery and silk stoles from ancient crafts of India. We work with Dokra from artisans all over Bengal to bring our designs and ideas to life. Founded in 2013 by designer Parul Bajoria, Miharu now boasts of supporting 8 Dokra families, two clustres of local women and multiple weavers. With the vision of letting every person have an opportunity to wear an impact- an aesthetically pleasing peice which is connected to their roots, and does good for the society.
"Based in Durgapur, West Bengal, Parul Bajoria is helping traditional artisans make the best of ecommerce through her startup, Miharu. Founded in 2013, Miharu works with dokra and baluchari artists in the suburbs of Kolkata, and curates designs for a range of jewellery, silk dupattas, and home décor products. And while she curates the collections, Parul Bajoria maintains the artists have the best knowledge on the working on the art and thus works according to their style. Read more at: https://yourstory.com/herstory/2020/02/inspiring-women-entrepreneurs-successful-business-art"
YourStory - February 29, 2020
" She tried different enterprises, but it was in dokra that she found her métier. Bajoria observed and interacted with local artisans and the idea of the social development enterprise was born. "
"While these ventures did not see any measure of impact economically and socially, the entrepreneur did pick up valuable lessons from the people she worked with along the way. One of the key learnings, she says, was being able to understand positive attributes of team members and to delegate tasks accordingly."
YourStory- Maker's India - December 06, 2019
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"Miharu is helping the artisans who live in the lower segment of our society but have high skill in their age old processes , by giving continuous training to manufacture new designs and marketable products. I see that as a real development drive for economic upgradation of the artisan. "
Dr. Mou Sen, Jt. Director (Dept.of MSME&T ), Gov. of WB
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"I hold pride in using local handicraft designed by Parul. Our international clients, family and friends are in total delight to receive dokra photo frames and product from Miharu. "
Sapna Patwari, Director, Pinnacle infotech solutions
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