The comfort of cotton, the ceremonial feel of silk merged with the artful appeal of georgette, chiffon, linen, art silk, the list goes on. Quality, variety and workmanship have made India’s stature impressive in the global textile hemisphere. Historically, India features on the Silk Route, where merchants from all over the world have vied with one another to trade in India’s finest textiles. From Bengal’s Taant to Kashmir’s Pashmina, Mysore’s silk to Andhra’s Venkatgiri, the magic of textiles continues to hold sway over ramps, streets, closets and hearts. It’s time you unraveled the threads that make Indian textiles so special.
An ideal Banarasi Saree consists of about 5,600 thread wires. And there's more to it.
It's the royal fabric that reigns many Indian wardrobes. Know more.
Tussar Silk , also often referred to as ‘Wild Silk, Tassar Silk, or Tusar Silk is an exquisite thread obtained…
It's a version of Tussar silk known for soft textures and purity. Read more.
Did you know that Satin was prevalent during the Middle Ages and was actually a weave derived from silk? Satin…
Raw silk has won the hearts of global designer. Know why and how.
Find about various types and forms of silk in India. And much much more.
Your answers to what kalamkari is, how it is made, its varieties and a lot more.
The sheer fabric originated during pre-Mughal era. Also read about its styles and varieties.
Know why it's the most sought after fabric for party wear lehengas and sarees.
The rich heritage of Indian bridal dresses has seen an amalgam of varied textiles and embroidery styles. Kinkhwab is one…
It is a fine cashmere wool from Kashmir in India and some parts of Nepal. Read more.