Global Artisan Shop Finds a Home on the Edge of Downtown Clawson

Excerpt: After years of traveling and living abroad, Ojas Akolkar is ready to stay put — at least for a while.

The Mumbai native and long-time Troy resident has spent years traveling the globe, even stopping long enough to live in a list of places that include China and Mexico.

Over the course of her travels, Akolkar visited numerous artisans along the way. And not just at local shops and markets, but in their actual homes and workshops, getting to know the people and places where they work.

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