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The term Kalamkari has a distinct vibe associated with it. Earlier, Kalamkari was regarded as a technique rather than a pattern. However, it now has the connotation of traditional motifs such as floral, geometric, or figurative. Though they share the same footing, Kalamkari of Kalahasti and Masulipatnam differ greatly in many ways.
Monochrome sarees have become a fantastic fashion statement. They are a safe bet when you are looking for a classy and sophisticated look. Wearing a one tone colour may appear dull or boring, but you can create an exciting wardrobe for every occasion. Here are some best ways to style a monochromatic saree
Yarn-resist tie-dye textiles, also known as Ikat fabric, have gained a prominent status for their beauty and artistic finesse throughout the world. The word Ikat comes from the Malay-Indonesian word Mengikat, which means to bind, knot, or wind around. In India, Ikat textiles are known as Patola and Mashru in Gujarat, Bandh in Odisha, Pochampally Ikat and Telia Rumal in Andhra Pradesh.
Indian craftsmen have a proud heritage of nearly 5,000 years in the art of decorating textiles by weaving, painting, printing and dyeing. The pigment painted textiles of India are vibrant and colourful, depicting landscapes and characters from Puranas. They are predominantly practiced in Andhra, Odisha, Gujarat, Rajasthan and West Bengal.
Handloom to heirloom, the Paithani weave is treasured across the globe but especially by Maharashtrian brides, for whom it is the most special piece of their wedding trousseau.
Woven with big dreams and enthralling narratives, a traditional Tant saree is synonymous with one of Bengal's finest and oldest weaving technique.
As one of the oldest and largest cottage industries of the country, India's heritage handlooms represent the timeless traditions, diverse cultures and unparalleled craftsmanship that have stood the test of time.
Rich gold brocades paired with colourful contrasting borders are the hallmarks of a Kanchipuram weave.
By marking auspicious beginnings, illuminating our lives with a ray of hope and bringing together family and friends from across the globe.
A narrative element, a poetic expression and a visual identity; motifs are revered greatly across all cultures and communities for their artistic sense and symbolic significance.