Sonal Gaur is presently pursuing her Ph.D from the Dept. of Fabric and Apparel Science, Lady Irwin College, University of Delhi. Her area of research is Hand block printed textiles of Rajasthan. She is a writer, researcher and traveler and have been working in the field of traditional crafts for some time. She has taught at Lakshmi Bai College as a Guest Faculty and worked with Craft Revival Trust on various projects. Her interest mainly are reading, writing and working at grassroot level with the artisans.