Daily Prompt Photo: Mastery

A master craftsman at work - Varanasi, India

A master craftsman at work – Varanasi, India

During my visit to Varanasi in 2009, I was privileged to witness the ancient and painstaking art of weaving Banarasi silk sarees by hand. It takes years to perfect the art and a single piece can take months to complete.

Can I Do It All

Sadly, while these artists have the talent and commitment to create something so beautiful and intricate, their situation over the past few years has been an unenviable one, as is brought out in this news clip.

Inspired by: http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2013/07/26/daily-prompt-mastery/

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