Splendid Pasapalli Sarees Of Odisha

Odisha Pasapalli handloom sarees are the ethnic & traditional handwoven saree which uses special & unique textiles and techniques. The skilled artisans from the different corners of Odisha exhibit native art form through the yard of fabrics. A Pasapalli Handloom saree can be of many types, depending on the region it is produced in, the […]

The Versatile Saga Of Odisha Dongria Sarees

One of the eastern states of India famous for its rich variety of ethnic Indian fashion wear in Odisha or Orissa. It is renowned for its beautiful and gorgeous handloom textiles. Orissa sarees are well-known for their exquisite finish and delicate works. Some of the sarees of Orissa are carefully preserved and proudly cherished to […]

KHANDUA SAREE POPULAR SAREE OF ODISHA

  Khandua saree is woven with wooden weaving machines the conventional style of hand weaving and the entire town of Nuapatna is given to this customary type of weaving. The saree has its own acknowledgment and has many outlines, hues, and sorts to delineate. The central fascination of this saree is that it is made […]

Textiles Of Odisha (The Handloom Story)

The distinctive hand-woven textiles of Odisha (Orissa) in unusual patterns and vibrant colours have supported a thriving cottage industry employing thousands. Odisha (Orissa) is famous for its silk ikat weaves created by an intricate process called the “bandha” in which warp and weft threads are tie-dyed to produce the pattern on the loom while weaving. […]

Maheshwari Sarees: A Story Of Royalty

The quintessential saree has remained one of the most favourite canvasses for Indian weavers. Craftsmen from all over the country have found an unadulterated freedom of expression in this nine yards of fabric, and perhaps this is why India is home to some of the finest handloom fabric traditions since time immemorial. One such beautiful […]

“Kotpad” The Tribal Tale Of Odisha

‘Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication,’ said Leonardo Da Vinci. Nothing exemplifies this more than the simple but stunningly sophisticated Kotpad weaves from the Koraput District of Orissa. This textile tradition lay undiscovered in the jungles of Central India, until the Festival of India’s Viswakarma exhibitions in the early 1980s. Emerging from the core of a […]

Nine colours of Navratri and their significance

The festive season has alredy begun with Navratri and Hindu devotees are gearing up to celebrate it in full fervor. Apart from worshipping Goddess Durga, playing dandiyas, fasting, making special Navratri foods, many people also follow special colours of Navratri; 9 days and 9 colours that have different significance. This year, the festival began on […]

“Bomkai” The tale Of Odisha Weaves

Woven on a pit loom, Bomkai, which is also known as Sonepuri, is an extraordinary fabric that results from the confluence of two extremely popular components of the Orissa textile industry. In its simplest, Bomkai can be explained as an extra weft technique on a pit loom.It is an outcome of Ikat and embroidery interwoven […]

Ikat Saree Weaving The Pride Of Odisha…

Ikat”. The unique characteristic of Ikat fabric is the blurriness of the designs. This blurriness is a result of the extremely difficult method followed while weaving, as the weaver lines up the dyed yarns exclusively so that the design patterns are attained in the most perfect manner on the completed textile. These blurriness can be […]

Different Types Of Handloom and Powerloom

Art Silk Art Silk is a generic term used to describe fabrics which mimic the look and feel of pure silk but use man-made (or artificial) yarns to offer strength and durability to the fabric while also bringing the cost down. The cost benefit can vary from marginal to significant, depending on the design. Blended […]

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