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The Phulkari Trinjans: A Heritage Lost, Thread Therapy and How You Can Help!

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The Phulkari Trinjans: A Heritage Lost, Thread Therapy and How You Can Help!

All the women vied to look at the deep burgundy patterns of Simran's bridal mehandi. Shy and new to the Trinjan of her husband's village, she held out the palms of her hands to show the intricate floral pattens her sisters had lovingly drawn for her wedding just a week ago. "Your mother-in-law will love you a lot and so will your husband" - declared one, alluding to a common superstition that "darker the mehandi stain, more the love that you're likely to receive from your in-laws". Simran just smiled, still unsure about the beginnings of her new life but...

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