The Origin and Journey of Kanchipuram Sarees

Sarees have always been an integral part of Indian tradition. When hearing the word “saree”, the first name that comes to our mind is lustre, sheen and richness of a Kanchipuram saree. “Kanchipuram saree” is used as a synonym for good quality silk saree.  If it is Benarasi silk in the North, it is Kanchipuram silk in the South. Kanchipuram is a popular city in the entire South India because ...Continue Reading

Kalamkari – “The Art on Fabric with the Pen”

Kalamkari is a beautiful art, also known as Qalamkari. It is produced in India, in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Kalamkari art form is hand painted or block printed, mostly on cotton textile. Kalam means pen and Kari mean work which means ”artwork done using pen”. It is an ancient hand drawn art mostly done using natural dyes. Kalamkari sarees consists of gorgeous designs that depict folklore, epics or gods either ...Continue Reading