Tag Archives: Weaves

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. […]

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 […]

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