12 years 3000+ artisans
we sure have a lot to talk about our journey.

Explore our journey over the past 12 years, where each year is a new chapter filled with stories of over 3000 artisans. From our small beginnings to where we are now, we’ve grown through hard work and creativity. Join us as we share our milestones, challenges, and successes. This is our story, and we’re excited to share it with you.


The Journey Begins

The journey of Fiber Kraft, launched in Leela Palace with a few underprivileged rural palm leaf artisans and setting up a new template for traditional crafts and creating a redefined version.
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Birth of Kottanz

Kottanz was born out of necessity to give regular and recurring work to artisans. Explored every possible weave and technique in Palm craft. And created three new woman clusters Kottanz is a homegrown craft design brand the pioneering in hamper baskets and home accents with Palm Leaf, Natural Fiber.
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Expansion and Kalamkari Handlooms

Added Kalamkari handlooms in our portfolio, Started our first independent studio for Kottanz

Exploration of Natural Fibers

explored every possible natural fiber in South India including Banana, water hyacinth, jute, river graas and trained few clusters of artisans who have spent generations practicing these crafts and reimagined the craft with more vibrant, design changes and setting a new template and identity for these crafts and craftswoman employing more than 100+ rural woman and consistently giving them work

Social Media Milestone

Reached a milestone Of 1L social followers in Facebook and part of their SME council, as we are initial brand to start social selling

Sustainable Materials and E-commerce Launch

Started exploring sustainable materials beyond natural fibers, we slowly stared experimenting with metal trunk and other handlooms of India
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Continued Growth and Virtual Support

Reached a milestone of 1000+ craftsman Launch of our ecommerce platform www.Kottanz.com Best Online gifting company, launched our 2nd unit river grass cluster and were the pioneer to give virtual support to customers through video calls.

Kalamkari Artworks and New Ventures

Kalamkari artisan cluster and started using artforms on metals, wood and started with Kalamkari artworks
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Art-based Collection and Online Store Launch

Launched art-based collection #KottanzArtAttack where art forms were used and more folk art forms of India were explored Fabric and artworks representing everyday India and customs were launched. We had a social social family of 2L. Started our Amazon and Etsy store, our new vertical of DIY