Surajkund Artisans

John Paleng – Arunachal Pradesh

Shri John Paleng, an expert Artisan of Beads Jewellery making was awarded “BEST STATE HANDICRAFTS ARTISAN AWARD 2021-22” by Department of Textile and Handicrafts, Government of Arunachal Pradesh. He was born on 17th August 1988 by Shri Talung Paleng and Smti Yarek Paleng of Koreng Village, District Siang, Arunachal Pradesh.
He is a Civil Engineering graduate but his first love is Exposure to hidden rich Art and Cultural heritages of Adi Tribe and Arunachal as a whole. He is very vibrant, dynamic Artisan used innovative methods and inspiring a selfless social motivational force behind the success.

John in his workshop
John’s Handwork


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