Know Your City: Pune’s Tambat Ali is home to a vanishing Peshwa-era tradition

The first sign in Kasba Peth that one is near Tambat Ali reverberates through the air — the sound of hammers striking metal with force and without pause. Individual beats merge and undulate in an improvised chorus, the sound growing louder as one enters the workshops where a 400-year-old community of coppersmiths has been working … Read more