• 14 Feb,2018
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Aari work, the most intricate threadwork.

Beads and a sharp edges needle named muthia are used to create chain stitches according to the design of the embroidery. Aari work is created using a pen shaped needle with an end shaped like a crochet needle. Aari work is

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  • 13 Feb,2018
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Kantha- The pride of West Bengal

Birbhum district of West Bengal is the birthplace of Kantha embroidery. Though Kantha was traditionally used to decorate quilts and bedspreads, it is now a popular embroidery for salwar kameez, sarees, dupattas a

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  • 12 Feb,2018
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Bandhani- The Indian Tie-dye

The term “Bandhani”, also known as Bandhej, is derived from the Sanskrit word bandh which means “to bind” or “to tie”. As the name suggests, Bandhani is a technique o

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  • 09 Feb,2018
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The Proud Paithani

Paithani sarees are the pride of Paithan, a town in Aurangabad, from where these sarees originate. They are rightly considered to be one of the richest sarees in India. What makes them so, is the pure gold and silver 

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  • 08 Feb,2018
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7 things you didn't know about Banarasi sarees

One of the finest sarees of India, they are popular for their gold or silver zari that makes you feel like a traditional diva. 1. Thank the Mughals. Though Banarasi cotton is mentioned in the Buddhist texts dating 500 to

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