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kalamkari saris

Kalamkari or Qalamkari is reputed amongst aficionados of Handcrafted Textiles. Kalamkari is a combination of 2 words – ‘Kalam’ meaning pen in Persian and ‘Kari’ derived from the word Karigar. So Kalamkari means “Pen work”. There are 2 types of Kalamkari – the Machilipatnam Style & the Srikalahasti Style. The Sri Kalahasti Style of Kalamkari involves using a pen to draw the subject freehand and then filling the colours. This style is very time & labour intensive and flourished because of the patronage of the temples in the neighbourhood. So the Srikalahasti Syle of Kalamkari has an almost religious identity The Machilipatnam Style of Kalamkari evolved under the Islamic Rulers of Golconda. So it is more influenced by Persian Motifs & Designs that were created to suit their taste. The outlines of the designs & main features were done using hand carved blocks. The finer details where then hand painted using the pen. Irrespective of the style Kalamkari is done using Vegetable Dyes. Myroblan & Buffalo Milk are then used to fix the dyes
Sari, Saree or Sadis as they are known in different parts of India are a must have for every Indian Woman. Avishya offers a stunning collection of handwoven / handcrafted saris from across India. Our weaves include Kanchipurams, Banarasis, Chanderis, Patolas, Ikats, Jamdanis & more. We also have a stunning range of block printed sarees, screen printed saris and embroidered saris

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Kalamkari Saris - Buy Online @ Avishya.com - Jullaaha Handcrafted Kalamkari Georgette Saree 10006596 - closeup - AVISHYA.COM

Item Code :JLHSASA10006596

Jullaaha Handcrafted Kalamkari Georgette Saree 10006596

RS 13,900

Kalamkari Saris - Buy Online @ Avishya.com - Jullaaha Handwoven Kalamkari Georgette Saree 10009315 - closeup - AVISHYA.COM

Item Code :JLHSASA10009315

Jullaaha Handwoven Kalamkari Georgette Saree 10009315

RS 17,000