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India is a culturally rich country. With 29 states and seven union territories, our country has many different varieties of handloom, unique to each state. From Kashmir’s vibrant Pashmina, Raffal and silk sarees to Andhra Pradesh’s rich Pochampally, Dharmavaram, and Venkatagiri – Indians have through the centuries, woven magic through generations. All hand-woven textiles in India are distinct and can easily be identified to their state of origin.
Handloom is essentially material woven by hand on a loom (an equipment used for making fabric by weaving yarn or thread). According to an archaeological find in the Dolni Vestonice site, weavers of the Upper Paleolithic Era wove twined- and plain-woven cloth. The oldest-known textiles and fabrics are the remains of finely woven cloth, woven from plant fibres found in Peru -- which date back to 10100 and 9080 BCE.
In the 11th century, many of the weaving patterns were invented. These patterns are still used today by artisans. It was during this time, that skilled weavers developed highly specialised textile. Slowly, weaving became more specific and dedicated and weavers shifted from family units to more organised units.
During the Industrial Revolution (1760-1815), weaving became mechanised and much easier with the invention of the fly shuttle. With many inventions and mechanisation taking place in this era, weaving became commercial -- with the process taking up a fraction of the time compared to the traditional method.
With modern technology, textiles had dramatic and attractive designs that were widely available in the market. Handloom soon became a thing of the past. People preferred to use new materials and cloth rather than stick with traditional fabric. Handloom and handloom cottage industries suffered a setback as the demand for modern fabrics grew. Many industries were on the verge of shutdown. Realising this, the Indian government has launched several schemes to revive the industry. Steps were taken to help handloom compete with fabrics in the market.
Today, handloom is widely appreciated as more and more people look for traditional patterns and material and also feel the need to contribute to this industry. Weavers now incorporate modern patterns and designs to attract consumers. New designs and weaving processes are innovated to cater to the needs of customers.
Handloom is now a fashion statement. Many fashion designers use handloom to promote this dying art. Taking their cue from the fashion world, people now sport kurtis, shirts, skirts, sarees, and other forms of clothing -- made from handloom materials.
If you want to dress up in something trendy and ethnic, SaleBhai has just the right collection for you. Visit our website and navigate to our handloom page. We have just what you need. If you are staying away from your hometown and want something to remind you of home, you can select from our wide variety of handloom clothing from different states. It could be that you want to make a style statement by flaunting something classy and elegant or something to treasure from a state of your choice. Come, visit our pages and see for yourself.
For those who wear formals, Ggitika Sahariiya Design Conjurers, Kolkata, has a selection of neck ties to choose from. The Ggitika Sahariiya Pale Green Linen Tie is a pale green tie made out of hand-woven linen. Made from premium-quality breathable cotton-linen, this tie will add to your cool and sophisticated look. The Ggitika Sahariia Psychedelic Print Tie is a contemporary print tie with a classic pattern in bright shades of green. Made from high-quality cotton and rayon blend, this cheerful tie adds colour to your suit and will make you stand out in a crowd. For a bright contrast, choose the Ggitika Sahariia Royal Blue Satin Tie. This vivid tie will lift your ensemble and give you a modern look. It is made of exquisite satin and perfect for a party.
Going for a more subdued look? The Ggitika Sahariia Earthy Brown Linen Tie is just perfect for you. Made of superior-quality linen-cotton, this tie in an earthy tone of brown, will add class to your outfit. If you like bright colours and are looking for something to contrast your dark suits, the Ggitika Sahariia Diamond Cut Printed Tie will do very nicely. Stitched from finest cotton, this tie has diamond patterns in blue, pink and maroon can be worn to the office, at parties, and any other occasions. Looking for a tie to suit every mood? Ggitika Sahariia Blue Sorbet Linen Tie will fit the bill. This tie had been woven with linen and is perfect for office wear or any formal occasion. Ggitika Sahariia Chocolate Brown Jute Linen Tie is a blend of jute and linen. This tie will add grace and élan to your look with its earthy brown colour and unique texture.
Lovers of Lord Ganesh, rejoice! An intricate painting of your favourite God can now be yours. Shravani Arts Pattachitra Story On Ganesh is a vivid painting of Lord Ganesha, depicting his story through a colourful narration. This painting on canvas comes to you all the way from Odisha. To decorate your walls, take a look at Shravani Arts Pattachitra Lord Ganesh. This black and white canvas painting is a pattachitra artform, depicting Lord Ganesh. An artform of Odisha, this painting is truly a work of art.
Shravani Arts Pattachitra Lord Ganesh With Different Musical Instruments is a colourful pattachitra painting on canvas, by skilled artisans of Odisha. This painting shows Lord Ganesha playing different musical instruments in different poses. This painting is great to hang in your home or on walls of music schools.
Visit our website and choose from the many handcrafted products. With just a click of a button you can place your order from the easy-to-navigate page. In no time, your order will reach you, safe and sound.
Here at SaleBhai, we keep updating our collection, adding new products to our repertoire -- to give you more creations and choices -- without having to visit stores in your city or without having to ask a friend or relative to pick something up for you, when he or she goes visiting to some other state.
Order now and make a statement.