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  • WIN an Indian Summer Prized PARASOL!!!

    WIN an Indian Summer Prized PARASOL!!!

    WIN A Prized PARASOL!! It brings us great pleasure to announce that Kasakosa is giving one lucky winner a Prized Parasol. YES, it could be you!! Just SIGN UP to our Mailing list to be in with a chance of winning. Along with this entry into excitement you’ll also receive interesting emails, generous offers and amusing updates from […] More
  • Everybody set for RHS Cardiff!?

    Everybody set for RHS Cardiff!?

    We just thought we’d give you a shout to see if you are coming to RHS Cardiff this year? It’s the first major outdoor show of the season so we’re really looking forward to getting the year started with vigour.  We’re bringing our wonderful parasols and of course we’ve just returned from a fantastic re-stocking mission […] More
  • About us

    About us

    About us May each item become a cherished memory and each gift a connection to a deeper level of friendship. May your home sing with the joy of individualistic expression. Kasakosa was born out of our LOVE for life, started in the search for something more, developed in the pursuit of passion. Our passion is the […] More
  • Block Printing, appreciating the art of hand made. Pt. 4

    Block Printing, appreciating the art of hand made. Pt. 4

    Challenges for the Block Printing industry You may be surprised to hear that, block printing still faces various challenges to its very existence, despite block printed fabrics enjoying plenty of love on the international scene. An ever increasingly competitive domestic marketplace and the wholesale uptake of environmentally damaging new practices has left block printing communities […] More
  • Block Printing, appreciating the art of hand made. Pt. 3

    Block Printing, appreciating the art of hand made. Pt. 3

    Block Printing – the art form, the process Click to read Part1 and Part2 (in case you missed them). Great pride is taken by each member of the block printing communities in their work, each individual process as important as the very printing to ensure the overall quality of the finished fabric. The cotton, already […] More
  • Block printing, appreciating the art of hand made. Pt. 2

    Block printing, appreciating the art of hand made. Pt. 2

    Block Printing – Carving the woodblocks The art of an Indian block maker is one that requires a meticulous precision and a methodical approach. Carving the woodblocks is a very intricate process, involving a number of block makers, using a multitude of tools.  It’ll take anywhere between a couple of hours and up to seven […] More
  • Block printing, appreciating the art of hand made. Pt. 1

    Block printing, appreciating the art of hand made. Pt. 1

    Having worked quite closely with some stunning block printed fabrics these past couple of years we’ve been drawn into a complex and beautiful world, where people operate in a manner completely removed from what we are used to in the West. We thought we’d share with you a few of our insights into the origins of these […] More
  • The Hampton Court Flower Show - 10 illustrious reasons to get excited

    The Hampton Court Flower Show – 10 illustrious reasons to get excited

    The Hampton Court Flower Show is a spectacular event in the horticultural calendar, it really needs no introduction at all but for those who’ve yet to attend I’d thoroughly recommend it even if you’re interest in plants and gardening is minimal, as the regulars will know, there’s something there for everyone and it may just […] More
  • Kasakosa's top TEN benefits of meditation

    Kasakosa’s top TEN benefits of meditation

    Kasakosa’s top TEN benefits of meditation Having spent a fair amount of time in India, it was only a matter of time before I discovered the beautiful act of meditation. There is a saying that states that you should try and meditate for at least 1hour a day and… for those of you who don’t have time… […] More
  • Brand NEW Embroidered Parasols!!!

    Brand NEW Embroidered Parasols!!!

    We’ve got some Exciting NEWS for you! We have a brand new delivery of embroidered parasols on their way… you’ll be the first to know when they’re in… so watch this space! (They’re finished and just about ready to ship!) The designs keep getting better and better… but here’s a taste of what we’ve seen before… […] More
  • Lincolnshire Antiques & Home Show -2015

    Lincolnshire Antiques & Home Show -2015

    Lincolnshire Antiques & Home Show   This wonderful event occurs every two months and needless to say we’re hoping to become a regular addition to the lineup.. so for now, you can expect to see us exhibiting in all our glory on both sets of dates: 17th – 18th August and on the 5th-6th of […] More
  • Kasakosa at Loseley Park Garden Show 2015

    Kasakosa at Loseley Park Garden Show 2015

    It was lovely being back at Loseley again… Such a romantic setting for a garden show. With the show grounds of Loseley Park sitting directly in front of the house and extending far beyond the lake to the trees high up on the hill, it’s an area that’s perfect for a garden exhibition with a […] More
  • Kasakosa at the RHS HCP Flower Show 2015 - 25th year

    Kasakosa at the RHS HCP Flower Show 2015 – 25th year

    One of the greatest flower shows on Earth… In what was the 25th year celebrations Hampton Court Flower show was outstanding this year. Such a visual feast of garden splendour. Boy was it HOT!! Spanning the week that saw the hottest day of the year (so far, at around 26 degrees)… it really was a […] More
  • The Garden Show at Loseley Park 2015

    The Garden Show at Loseley Park 2015

    The Garden Show:  23rd – 26th July 2015 Enjoy some Summer Splendour in the beautiful grounds of Loseley Park Brought to you from the hosts of The Garden Show at Stansted Park, it promises to be a stress free alternative to the larger show. An accessible and affordable, family friendly event that offers something for everyone. Of […] More
  • RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2015

    RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2015

    A Dazzling Summer Celebration: 30th June – 5th July This Summer, the spectacular grounds of Hampton Court Palace will once again be transformed into a magical world of multiple gardens and many marvellous blooms for what is, the world’s largest, annual, flower show. Come and see the worlds most glorious gardens for you to come […] More
  • The Garden Show at Stansted Park 2015

    The Garden Show at Stansted Park 2015

    Come, rejuvenate your home and your garden! Stansted Garden Show, “will give visitors an opportunity to source an innovative range of items for the house and garden which are not easily found on the high street.” Last year there was a wonderful selection of enticing food and wines. With over 300 stands that have been […] More
  • 15 Spring tips for your Summer Garden

    15 Spring tips for your Summer Garden

    Get set for Summer Being avid nature lovers and keen gardeners ourselves we thought we’d share with you a thing or two we’ve learnt over the years… Let us know what you think! Preparation is key Work wisely 1 • Set yourself some garden goals. The key to success lies in focusing your energies smartly, […] More
  • Kasakosa is coming to a show ground near you!

    Kasakosa is coming to a show ground near you!

    Upcoming Summer Shows 2015   Hello wonderful friends and fans of Kasakosa. We’ve got some dates for you to pop in your diaries… 3rd & 4th May: Ardingly Spring Garden and Leisure Show 2015 24th May: South of England Food & Drink Festival at Ardingly Show Ground 4th – 7th June: The Garden Show at […] More
  • The South of England Food and Drink Festival

    The South of England Food and Drink Festival

    S.O.E. Food and Drink Festival   As promised, we’re back in Ardingly this weekend for  The South of England Food & Drink Festival  on Sunday the 24th of May. For Real food and Drink Lovers of ALL ages! We’re ever so excited to try some local delicacies and maybe even learn a thing or two from MasterChef […] More
  • Gond Tribal Art from India

    Gond Tribal Art from India

    Moving through India you meet a lot of different people from vastly different communities throughout the country. Each region and it’s people are as diverse from one region to the next. From the mountains to the sea, the deserts to the jungle, from the tea plantations to the palaces and temples throughout. Travel to each area […] More
  • Stunning Designer Handbags - with Ethics!

    Stunning Designer Handbags – with Ethics!

    Beauty. History. Diversity. From the shore of the African desert we bring you Sahel Designs. An ancient, nomadic people of the Sahel, the Fulani, are the cowboys of West Africa. With the cow the heart of the Fulani culture so too is a rich tradition of refined leather work. A tradition that has come under […] More
  • Award winning rug weavers from U.P.

    Award winning rug weavers from U.P.

    Wool Rugs & U.P. Uttar Pradesh, once home to powerful empires of ancient and medieval India, lies a city called Mirzapur which is “situated on the south bank of the Ganges, it is the richest and most cultured part of India.” Mirzapur is well known for it’s rug industry. The household rug or dhurrie as it is […] More
  • Ardingly's Spring Garden and Leisure Show

    Ardingly’s Spring Garden and Leisure Show

    Ardingly’s Spring Garden and leisure Show – Sunday and Monday 4th, 5th of May First of all a very big thank you to everyone who came and saw Kasakosa this weekend in Ardingly. We had a great time and it was a pleasure talking to you all and making new friends. Now in true British […] More
  • 6 GREAT Reasons to Pop-in to Kasakosa this week!!

    6 GREAT Reasons to Pop-in to Kasakosa this week!!

    Here they are, as promised! 1. It’s your last chance… We’re closing 6pm this Saturday 31st Jan!! Fear not, we’re planning a few shows and expos this Summer and the website will always be there, but can you wait that long to see us!?? 2. To grab that much coveted item you’ve had your eyes on for the […] More