Weaving and crafts

Making of Kanijivaram silk !

Making of Kanijivaram silk !

Kanjivaram silk is well known among saree lovers; their fine texture, sheen and durability makes it a great fabric to weave sarees. In this short blog, we delve into the...

Making of Kanijivaram silk !

Kanjivaram silk is well known among saree lovers; their fine texture, sheen and durability makes it a great fabric to weave sarees. In this short blog, we delve into the...

The future of Indian Handlooms

The future of Indian Handlooms

  Why constitutes hand-weaving ? The definition of what a hand-woven saree is has evolved over the decades. In the earlier days, the process of weaving a silk saree was...

The future of Indian Handlooms

  Why constitutes hand-weaving ? The definition of what a hand-woven saree is has evolved over the decades. In the earlier days, the process of weaving a silk saree was...

Vintage Kanjivaram patterns - Part 2

Vintage Kanjivaram patterns - Part 2

The unique feature of Kanjivaram silk sarees is that there are some concepts that never go out of fashion. These are designs that are decades old that but still preferred...

Vintage Kanjivaram patterns - Part 2

The unique feature of Kanjivaram silk sarees is that there are some concepts that never go out of fashion. These are designs that are decades old that but still preferred...

Vintage Kanjivaram patterns

Vintage Kanjivaram patterns

Kanjivaram sarees have been around for centuries and interestingly enough, the process of crafting one hasn't changed much during this period. In every other apparel, fashion keeps changing in a...

Vintage Kanjivaram patterns

Kanjivaram sarees have been around for centuries and interestingly enough, the process of crafting one hasn't changed much during this period. In every other apparel, fashion keeps changing in a...

The yazhi - A motif story !

The yazhi - A motif story !

One of the unique features of hand-woven sarees is that embellishments can be woven into the fabric using either gold or silver. The motifs used in sarees have been influenced...

The yazhi - A motif story !

One of the unique features of hand-woven sarees is that embellishments can be woven into the fabric using either gold or silver. The motifs used in sarees have been influenced...

Reviving The Hand Loom Sector Post Covid 19

Reviving The Hand Loom Sector Post Covid 19

In one of our previous articles written during the beginning of the first lock down, we outlined how the Indian cottage textile sector was already very fragile and could be...

Reviving The Hand Loom Sector Post Covid 19

In one of our previous articles written during the beginning of the first lock down, we outlined how the Indian cottage textile sector was already very fragile and could be...