Toymakers of Chitrakoot struggle to craft a living as children increasingly switch to modern toys
Cultural changes and urbanisation have led to a shrinking market for the wooden handicrafts and a decline in the number of traditional toymakers.
Video: This is Europe’s last surviving shop repairing old fountain pens and mechanical pencils
This small store in Croatia is run by an old woman who repairs pens which can no longer be serviced even by the original manufacturers.
Video: Meet the man who drew Sachin Tendulkar with a typewriter
For 50 years, Chadrakant Bhide has been making portraits using the ‘@’, ‘x’ and ‘-’ symbols on the typewriter.
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