West Bengal Jamdani saree is quite unique in its nature.The centuries-old Jamdani (or Dhakai Jamdani) weaving tradition which originated in Dhaka, Bangladesh is today carried forward in West Bengal as well. These are feather-light and sheer sarees, with fine motifs woven all over the body giving it a luxurious and grand finish. Especially, this traditional piece of art highlighting geometric patterns and flowers and tribal motifs.
FABRIC: Tussar Silk , also often referred to as ‘Wild Silk, Tassar Silk, or Tusar Silk is an exquisite thread obtained from a wide winged moth that is yellowish-brown in colour. Tussar silk is a lot more textured than any other variety of Silk. The fabric is also cooler than the other varieties and is a lot more porous, therefore, breathable. Being cooler than the other varieties of Silk makes Tussar extremely wearable in warmer parts of the world. Tussar silk has shorter fibres, which makes it less durable. It has a dull gold sheen.
FABRIC: Dupioni Silk (meaning double) is produced when two or more silkworms spin their cocoons closely together. Dupion silk is the most widely known silk and is made in India. It is a medium weight silk and has a slub that gives it a textured effect. Dupioni has a crisp, scrunchy hand, a rough, uneven texture and a dull luster.
CARE: Hand wash, Usage of a very light detergent, Air drying is apt as over-exposure to sunlight often causes the fabric to lose its color.
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