Saturday, May 23, 2015

Five very Famous Cotton Saris of Odisha

Odisha is a state of the country India. Here women prefer to wear different types of beautiful saris. Due to women like to wear saris, so the demand of the saris are very huge in Odisha. So the handloom weavers of the Odisha are produce many varieties of cotton, cotton and other types of saris make them available for women of Odisha. Cotton saris are very much preferred by the women during summer season. Top five cotton saris available in Odisha are: Sambalpuri Cotton sari, Ikkat Cotton sari, Bomkai Cotton sari, Khandua Cotton sari and sonepuri Cotton sari. These five types of Cotton saris are very famous and women in all over the world like these saris very much. Let discuss about these five famous cotton saris:-

Sambalpuri cotton sari: The Sambalpuri cotton saris are traditional handwoven cotton saris. These Sambalpuri saris are well known because of their incorporation of beautiful traditional motifs and designs. Beautiful motifs like shankha (shell), chakra (wheel) and phula (flower) are some beautiful motifs are designed on these sambalpuri cotton saris. These motifs and designes of sambalpuri cotton sari are deep symbolism, but the highpoint of these saris is the traditional craftsmanship of the 'Bandhakala' and the weavers of sambalpur, the Tie-dye art reflected in their intricate weave of the sambalpuri sari cotton sari. So these sambalpuri saris are very much popular in all over the world and every where women like to wear these sambalpuri cotton saris.

     
Famous Sambalpuri Cotton Saree Online

 Ikat cotton sari:  “Ikkat” is a very effective dyeing technique that produced very beautiful pattern on textiles. In ikat cotton sari manufacturing process the threads are dyed before weaving and both faces are essentially identical in appearance. So a beautiful pattern produced after dyeing. These Ikat cotton saris are mainly produced in Bargarh district of Odisha. Women very much like to wear these Ikat cotton saris.

 Bomkai cotton sari Bomkai Cotton sari is another very beautiful cotton sari that is very popular in Odisha. These Bomkai Cotton sari are mainly produced in Ganjam district of Odisha. These Bomkai Cotton sari are hand woven beautiful designed saris which are very much popular among ladies in Odisha.

Khandua cotton sari: Khandua Cotton saris are traditional "bandha" designed saris produced in Orissa. Mainly these Khandua Cotton saris are produced in Nuapatna, Cuttack district of Odisha. A special kind of Khandua named as “Kenduli Khandua” of 12 ft and 2 kani ( kani measures the length of a hand) is worn by  Lord Jagannath.

Sonepuri cotton sari: Sonepuri cotton sari is another beautiful sari produced ny skilled weavers of Sonepur district of Odisha. These saris are also very beautiful and very much liked by women in all over the Odisha.


These are some things about the very beautiful and important saris of Odisha.

Friday, May 22, 2015

Traditional Indian Wedding sari and their Demand

A traditional Indian wedding sari is the traditional cloth that Indian women prefer to wear at the time of their marriage. The traditional wedding sari of India is traditionally red in colour and with golden embroidery; these traditional Indian wedding saris are looks very beautiful and gives a very attractive look to the bride, who wear these saris.

Wedding is very important occasion in all countries and all religions. People celebrate this occasion in a very joyful and happier way in all over the world. In India also people celebrate this occasion with a cheerful mood. In an Indian wedding function all family members are gathered and all members happy enjoy the whole time.
At the time of marriage all brides and grooms are like to look special, so they sped lots of money in purchasing good cloths and in makeup also. Indian grooms very much like to wear Kurta and sherwani at the time of marriage where as Indian brides are prefer Traditional Indian wedding saris.

Patachitra Saree: Best wedding wear for Indian brides

Normally the traditional wedding a little bit different form the other kinds of saris available in India. As in India most women very much like to wear saris every day, throughout the year. Here many varieties of beautiful designed and fine quality saris are available in different area of the country. But the traditional wedding saris are different. The traditional wedding saris are special design saris are produced by weavers with very special care and attractive designs. Weavers of India give more importance to these wedding saris and produces very fine products.

The demand of the Indian traditional wedding saris are huge not only in India, these saris are in India also in other countries. Now days many Indian families are migrated to other European and American countries, here the girls are wearing dresses but at the time of marriage they prefer to wear traditional Indian saris. So the demand of traditional Indian saris is very huge in all over the world.  


So these are some gossips about the traditional Indian wedding saris and their demand in all over the world. 

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Famous Patachitra painting and Ganjapa Patachitra Cards

Odisha is a state of arts and cultures. Here varieties of arts and crafts are present from ancient days. One of the famous arts in Odisha is pattachitra art. The pattachitra arts are basically beautiful paintings made on cloths by traditional artist of Odisha. More accurately the place “Raghurajpur” is very much popular and well known for the Pattachitra art. From very old days skilful artist of this village producing very fine art pieces of the famous art. The word pattachitra is a combination of two Sanskrit word “Patta” means “cloth” and chitra meance “picture”. So the meaning of pattachitra is cloth-based scroll painting. This is a traditional painting in Odisha. As the theme and style of the pattachitra painting are inspaired from the life style of Hindu god Lord Jagannath, Lord Krishna and the subject matter of the pattachitra painting is mostly mythological, religious stories and folk lore these paintings are very much important for Hindus from the religion point of view.  

The themes of the pattachitra paintings are chiefly on Lord Jagannath and Radha-Krishna, different "Vesas" of Shri Jagannath, Balabhadra and Subhadra, temple activities, the ten incarnations of Vishnu basing on the 'Gita Govinda' of Jayadev, Kama Kujara Navagunjara, Ramayana, Mahabharata, so most of the Hindu people in all over the Odisha like these paintings very much.

Ganjapa Patachitra Cards Online Shopping
As pattachitra paintings are becomes very much popular, so the artist of odisha uses the theme and style of pattachitra painting in different arts. One of the finest examples of this is Famous Ganjapa Patachitra Cards.

Ganjapa Patachitra Cards are use in a traditional card game of Odisha named as “Ganjapa”. This is a traditional card in Odisha from very old days. This traditional card game Ganjapa is played with circular shaped cards and the cards are Pattachitra painted cards. The game Ganjapa originated in the 16th century. This game Ganjapa is a recreational game for males of the Odisha, primarily villagers, kings and their court men and other peoples are very much enjoyed the game. This game Ganjapa is played as "Charirangi" means cards of 4 colors, "Atharangi" means cards of 8 colours, "Dasarangi" means cards of 10 colours, "Bararangi" means cards of 12 colours, "Chaudarangi" means cards of 14 colours and "Sohalarangi" means cards of 16 colours are played.

As kings and reach people are very much like to play this game, so they like very decorative and beautiful cards. So the art works used on Ganjapa cards are Pattachitra painting to make the cards very attractive. The artist use Pattachitra motifs and patterns with figurative representations of dancers and other people along with the Ramayana, Dasavatara of Hindu god Vishnu, and other deities of Hindu mythology are painted on the round cards that gives the card very impressive look and the players enjoy the beauty of the cards during playing. The art works always vary from region to region and community to community. Ganjapa card art work from Ganjam varies from that of Puri. In different regions of odisha many artist added their own style and unique touch of their creativity to make the cards unique.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Traditional Dhaniakhali handloom saris of West Bengal

Handloom saris are very much popular among Indian women. Most of the women in India like to wear different types of handloom saris. Dhaniakhali handloom saris of West Bengal are one of the very popular types of sari in all over the India. Dhaniakhali is a place Chinsurah subdivision in Hooghly district. Hooghly district is situated in the Indian state of West Bengal. Here in this place very beautiful handloom saris are produced those are very popular in the name of Dhaniakhali handloom saris of West Bengal.

According to the news paper “The Times of India”, Dhaniakhali, Shantipur and Phulia are very popular or well–known for the traditional handloom saris of West Bengal. Here in this place these are many good handloom sari weavers are present those produces or weave very attractive and beautiful saris. Dhaniakhali block is a place which is produces very huge amount of handloom saris and here every household has at least one loom. The handloom sari produced here is named after the place Dhaniakhali. So the name of the saris is Dhaniakhali handloom saris. , Shantipur and Phulia are also very popular for its production of beautiful and unique handloom saris.

Handloom Sarees of West Bengal available online
Another thing is Dhaniakhali handloom saris are not so much costly, a simple Dhaniakhali sari costs as Rs. 100 only in market but the weaver gets only Rs. 50 after working two days (10–12 hours each day), to weave the sari. Another most exotic types of saris take four to five days to weave but the weavers gets only Rs. 450, and is sold at market in the prise Rs. 800. From this it is clear that the sellers getting maximum of profit where as wavers are not so much benefited after doing very hard labour. This is the reason, now many weavers are diverted their attention on doing some another types of work for maintaining a good lifestyle. But still there are some weavers are present those are wavering saris only to maintain their culture and tradition of sari making.

These are some facts about Traditional Dhaniakhali handloom saris of West Bengal. 

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Beautiful Mysore silk saris of Karnataka

Mysore is a very beautiful place and it is the third largest city in the state of Karnataka, India. Karnataka is a state in India that produces 70% mulberry silk of the country's total mulberry silk i.e. 9,000 metric tons of mulberry silk out of 14,000 metric tons produced in the whole country. Thus we can say that Karnataka contributing nearly 70% of the country's total mulberry silk production. As here huge amount of silk are produced so the handloom silk sari weavers of this area gets very good opportunity for producing handloom silk and other silk products.

During the rulings period of Tipu Sultan the silk industry growth of the silk industry in the Mysore was first initiated and after that the growth of silk production increases.
As here silk are available in huge amount, so the weavers of this area produces very beautiful silk saris and other silk products. The people in all over the India like these silk products of Southern styles. Every where people like to wear these products. Especially women like to wear different types of silk saris and men like to wear dhoti, shirts and other textile products.

Famous Mysore Silk Saris
Many people in Mysore, Karnataka are engaged in the business of silk, may be in productions of silk, or manufacturing good from silk or exporting silk and silk products, silk providing employment to the people of Mysore, Karnataka, This alternatively increase the economy of the area and simultaneously the life style of the peoples of Mysore, Karnataka changes in a better way.

The Mysore, Karnataka silk sari are very beautiful due to these are produced from best quality of silk. As the quality of the products or saris are very good in all over the world the demand of the silk saris of Mysore, Karnataka are very huge. Women in all over the world like to wear these saris very much.


So these are some facts about the beautiful silk saris of Mysore, Karnataka.    

Monday, May 18, 2015

Beautiful Konrad Sari of Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu is one of the most important states in India. This state Tamil Nadu lies in the southernmost part of the Indian. Chennai is the capital and largest city of this state Tamil Nadu. The people of Tamil Nadu are very religious and very much obey the culture and traditions. These Tamil peoples are very much believed in god and temples and the Tamil people maintain their culture and traditions.

The women of Tamil Nadu like to wear traditional cloths like saris. Here there are many traditional saris are present but Konrad is very important and very popular sari in Tamil Nadu and in other parts of south India. These Konrad saris are very much popular because of the traditional affluence of these saris and because of the usage of excellent fabrics in saris. These saris are very much qualitative and well designed saris, so most of the women like to wear these Konrad saris in different functions and in day to day life also.   

Konrad saris of Tamil Nadu
These Konrad saris have wide borders and the borders are embellished with very beautiful designs. Mainly the range of the border from 10-14cm wide and very beautiful colour added to it. Traditionally the Konrad saris are available in traditional colors like earth shades of browns, grays and off-whites. And very beautiful motifs like elephants and peacocks, symbolizing water, fertility and fecundity are created on the Konrad saris that make unique these Konrad saris from other saris. Now days these are many new motifs and brighter shades or colours Konrad saris are available for the buyers.

These Konrad saris are not only popular in south India or in India. These Konrad saris are very much popular in all over the world, every where women like to wear these Konrad saris very much. These are many Indian textile exporters and other online shopping sites those are now days providing Konrad saris in different countries in all over the globe. 

So these are some things about the traditional Konrad saris of Tamil Nadu.  

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Famous Maheshwari Cotton Sari of Maheshwar, India

Maheshwar is a town in the state Madhya Pradesh in India. This town is very much popular for a special kind of sari, as these saris are produced here and made with cotton the name of the sari becomes Maheshwari Cotton Sari. These Maheshwari Cotton Sari are very much popular in all over the India and also women in other countries like to wear these Maheshwari Cotton Sari very much.

According to the legends origin of the Maheshwari saris are in 18th century, during the ruled period of Ahilyabai Holkar.  On that time state of Indore in Madhya Pradesh was ruled by Queen Ahilyabai Holkar, she ordered the craftsmen to design special 9-yard saris; those saris are famous with the name Maheshwari Cotton Sari. On those days Ahilyabai gifted the Maheshwari Cotton saris to her royal guests and relatives. It was believed that the first Maheshwari sari was designed by Ahilyabai itself.

Maheshwari Hand Woven Cotton Saree
This Maheshwari Cotton Sari is 9-yard long in length and very beautiful designs are made on it, so these saris are very much liked by women. Mostly women from royal families and reach families like to wear these saris in old days, but now every where these Maheshwari Cotton Sari are available and most of the women wearing these saris in functions and festivals.

The Maheshwari sari was made off with different types of materials. Initially pure silk are used to produce these saris, then in course of time, these saris began to be made in pure cotton and in latter time with a mixture of silk and cotton (silk yarn in the warp and cotton in the weft), Nowadays the production of Maheshwari sari being used in wool.

The colour of Maheshwari saris were initially made only in dark colours like red, maroon, black, purple and green, but today, these sarees are made in lighter colours and gold and silver threads are being made use of. So these saris are now days available in more varieties and in affordable prise, so most of the women in all over the world wearing these Maheshwari saris happily.      

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Beautiful Bhagalpuri Silk Sari and Their Demand in Market

Bhagalpuri silk sari or these saris are also known as Bhagalpuri Tussar silk sari are very beautiful and demanding sari in India. These Bhagalpuri silk saris are mainly produced in Bhagalpuri. Bhagalpuri is a small city situaied in the state Bihar of India. This city Bhagalpuri is situated by the side of river Ganga (the holiest river of India).
The name of these saris becomes Bhagalpuri silk sari because of the place Bhagalpuri where these saris are produced. This place Bhagalpuri is also very famous for its saris. Also these are many people are earning money by working for these saris.

Tussar silk weaving industry is very old in Bhagalpur. Here more than 30,000 handloom weavers working on some 25,000 handlooms since than a century. The sari weaving industry or more specifically Tussar silk weaving industry provides the employment for more than 30,000 people in this area. So this is very important industry for the peoples of this area.

Famous Bhagalpuri silk sari 
In the Bhagalpuri silk sari or Bhagalpuri Tussar silk sari industry there are more than 30,000 people peoples are working, this shows that the amount of production of the saris are very huge and the huge amount of production shows that, these are a huge amount of demand of these saris in all over the world. So that thousands of people working for this.

As these saris are very much in demand in market i.e. in domestic and in international markets, many people in Bhagalpuri and other parts of India started exporting these saris. These saris are very much liked by women because of the design and light weight of these Bhagalpuri silk saris. Now days most of the women like to wear light weight and designed saris for them these Bhagalpuri saris are very much suitable.
In online shopping sites also these famous saris are available. Most of the Indian and also outsider online shopping sites those are selling saris and other textile products they also selling Bhagalpuri silk saris in their online shopping site.


So these are some things about beautiful Bhagalpuri silk sari and their demand in market.

Friday, May 15, 2015

Famous Baluchari Sari of India and Bangladesh

India and Bangladesh are those south Asian countries where most of the women like to wear different kinds of saris in day to day life. Here in these countries saris are traditional cloths of women from ancient times. Wearing saris is the tradition and culture of these people and also they like it very much. Baluchari Sari is one of the famous kinds of sari in India and also in Bangladesh. In both countries women like the Baluchari Sari very much.

These Baluchari Saris has been provided the status of Geographical indication in India. These Baluchari Saris are originated in Bengal and these are very much known for mythological scenes those are depicted on the pallu of the sari. The process of manufacturing the Baluchari Saris is very difficult and also time taking process. It takes approximately one week or more for producing single piece of the sari.

Famous Baluchari saree of India
The process of producing Baluchari sari is divided into several parts like: Cultivation of cocoons, Processing of yarns, Motif making, weaving. This process is very lengthy and very difficult, the weavers need to do very hard work for producing these Baluchari Saris.  As the pallu of the Baluchari Saris contents mythological scenes from Mahabharat and Ramayana, it is takes long time to design the Pall, But because the pallu these Baluchari Saris becomes very popular, so still those weavers producing Baluchari Saris giving special treatment to the pallu of the sari.

As these Baluchari saris were very difficult and times taking in producing and very skilful workers are needed to produce it, these Baluchari saris are very costly. Only reach peoples can afford the prise of these saris. Mostly the women of upper class families and Zamindar households are afforded the prise of these saris and the women of these families wear these saris during festive occasions and weddings. Now days the popularity of these saris are very huge, most of the women like to wear these saris in special occasions.


So these are some gossip about the famous Baluchari Sari of India and Bangladesh.

Thursday, May 14, 2015

People in all over the world like online shopping stores

Online shopping stores are very important places, because these places make available many valuable and use full products for consumers, so most of the people like the online shopping sites very much.

 Another important thing is online shopping stores are providing many advantages over traditional shopping stores, so the online shopping stores becomes favorite shopping place of peoples everywhere. Now days all kinds of people irrespective of age and gender like to shop from an online shopping store.  So now a question is that, what are the advantages that an online shopping store provides over traditional shopping stores, so that most of the people like the online shopping stores?

Best shopping idea through online store


Let’s discuss about online shopping stores and likes of people in shopping. 
Shopping is very important thing in our life; through shopping we get our day to day products. So it is very important that the shopping process should be easier and less time consuming. Online shopping stores are those places which provide these two facilities. 

Online shopping stores can be accessed by internet from home; the consumers only need to open the online shopping site by laptop or mobile or any other device and then many products are shown to the consumer, then the consumers select a specific product according to his/ her choice and order it.

Another important thing is this service saves the time of consumers because the consumers don’t need to go to the shops they can purchase it from home so they don’t lose any time for travelling from shop to shop. Because of these two services online shopping becomes very popular among people in all over the world. 

Other benefits of online shopping are:   
  
  •       It increases availabilities of products.
  •        Decreases cost of the products.
  •        Decreases physical effort.
  •        Easy to purchase. Etc.



These are some discussion about why People in all over the world like online shopping stores.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Indian Wedding and wedding cloths liked by Indian brides and grooms

Marriage or wedding is a very important function in all over the world, people everywhere want celebrate this function in a very effective and organised way. Especially in India marriage is a function that combines two families together, so all families and relatives together celebrate this function. In India these are many regions and in each region these are people differs from each other in language, clothing style, culture and traditions. Marriage function is also differs from region to region according to the people. As example the marriage function celebrated in west Bengal is a little bit different from marriage factions celebrated in Odisha and marriage functions or the traditions of south Indian marriage is different from other parts of the India. 

According to place and region clothing style of people are different in different marriage cultures. That is in south Indian marriage brides and grooms like to wear south Indian traditional cloths and in odisha, west Bengal, Assam, Punjab etc states bride and groom like to wear their traditional cloths. But in all regions most of the brides like to wear saris and groom like to wear dhoti kurta or kurta pajam. Saris are the most important cloth in Indian wedding functions.

Patachitra Saree: Best wedding wear for Indian Brides
These are many varieties of saris available in India and Indian brides like to wear the best sari according to their culture and traditions at their marriage. As example in west Bengal most of the brides like to wear banarasi pata sari at their marriages and odia brides like to wear beautiful red pata saris at their marriages. In other parts of India also brides like to wear the special designed or special sari of their region at their marriage.

Now days online shopping make available many varieties of saris for the brides and different types of men wears for grooms, So most of the people now days doing shopping on online shopping sites. 

These are some things about Indian Wedding and wedding cloths liked by Indian brides and grooms.

Monday, May 11, 2015

Handicraft and handloom Exporters of India and online shopping sites

Handloom and handicrafts exporters of India plays very important role in development of Handicraft and Handloom Industry in India and also in development of financial condition of handloom weavers and handicraft workers. This exporting work of the Indian handloom and handicraft exporters also helps in development of the economic status of the country. So these exporters and their exporting work are very much important for the country.

Another thing is the handloom weavers and handicraft workers of India are leaving in villages far away from cities, so they can’t directly sell their products to customers, middle men are collecting products from them in a very less prise and sell them in a high cost, which makes these middle men more profitable for the weavers and manufactures are not getting so much benefits. Exporters collecting the products from handloom weavers and handicraft workers in a fair prise and after adding a small profit exports them in other countries, that makes beneficial to both consumers and manufactures and also the exporters are earring some money, So all people are getting some benefits from this exporting work of the Indian handloom and handicraft exporters.

Indian handloom and handicrafts avaolable for online shopping
Onlineshopping technology makes very easier the work of the handloom and handicraft exporters, now because of the online shopping technology they can operate their exporting work from anywhere with a complete freedom. Before this the exporters need to communicate with a retailer shop for selling their products in the different countries, the exporters send many products to the retailer shops and the retailers sell those products to consumers, but now consumers directly purchasing products from exporters by using the online shopping websites. That is easier and more beneficial for them. They get their products at their home through online shopping sites; the consumers only need to chose their liked product and order that on shopping site and providing their address, the product directly reached at their home. This is the benefits of online shopping technology.              

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Kalamkari sari of India and Iran

Kalamkari sari is one of the most beautiful types of sari produced in India and Iran. The name Kalamkari is combination of two Persian words ghalam means pen and kari menace craftsmanship. The meaning of Kalamkari is drawing with a pen (Ghalamkar). The kalamkari sari is also known as Qalamkari is a type of hand-painted or block-printed cotton textile product or sari that produced in some parts of India and in some parts of Iran. This kalamkari is one of the very popular kind of sari in India and Iran. Women very much like to wear this kalamkari sari in special occasion and functions. The popularity of these saris is so huge due to the design and colour scheme of these saris.

This kamalkari saris or Machilipatnam Kalamkari craft made at Pedana near by Machilipatnam in Krishna district, Andhra Pradesh, evolved with patronage of the Mughals and the Golconda sultanate. These saris are very old kind of saris according to Indian history. Women like these saris from many years.

Famous Kalamkari saris of India
The process of making these kalamkari saris are begins with a cotton cloth that immersed for an hour in a mixture of Myrobalans and cow milk that gives glossiness to the cotton fabric. After that Contours and reasons are then drawn with a point in bamboo soaked in a mixture of jagri fermented and water then one by one these are applied, after that the vegetable dyes are used to give a very unique and natural colour to these saris, After applying each colour on to the cotton motif can washed up to 20 times to remove unnecessary colour. After that it gets a very attractive look. Cow dung, seeds, plants and crushed flowers are used to obtain natural dye and various effects. Because of these various effects these kalamkari saris are gets very unique and attractive look. So women in all over the world like to wear these saris. Now days through online shopping women in all over the world purchasing these saris and wearing these saris in various special functions and festivals. So these are some gossips about famous kalamkari saris of India and Iran. 

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Famous Siminoi Pata Sari of Dhenkanal

Siminoi pata sari is very much famous sari in Odihsa. Women in odisha very much like to wear the siminoi pata sari in most of the special occasions. These are also some other saris are produced in siminoi which women like to use as daily use cloths, these saris are very much famous because of its low prices and the comfortable experience that it provide to users. Because of this not only in Odisha but also in other parts of India women like to wear these siminoi saris. 
            
Simonoi is a village in Dhenkanal district in Odisha, India. Here this village Siminoi is very much famous for its beautiful handloom saris. Here in this village there are many good skilful artist or handloom weavers are present those produced very fine handloom saris with beautiful designs and eye catching colours. The designes and colour combination of these siminoi saris are so impressive that women in all over the Odisha prefer to wear these Siminoi saris in special functions like festivals and pujas. In dhenkanal gaja laxmi puja is very much famous and people celebrate this function with full of joys. In old days in the gajalaxmi puja most of the women in dhenkanal wear the siminoi saris. On those days siminoi saris and sari weavers are very much popular in all over the Odisha, But now days there are very few weavers are present in siminoi village those are producing this traditional saris to maintain their culture and tradition.

Handloom Sarees of Odisha Online
The process of manufacturing or producing these traditional siminoi pata saris are very much difficult and also very hard working, these saris are completely produced by hands of weavers or very simple tools, so it takes more time to produce a single piece of sari, so these weavers are not capable of producing more number of saris and selling it, because of this their earring are not very good, so most of the weavers concentrating on some another types of work for earning more money. Because of this reason these are very less among of people are present those are still producing these saris only for saving their culture. These people are facing many problems in weaving these saris but they want to save their culture of sari weaving at any cost.

These people are real heroes of society those are facing problems for saving their art, culture and traditions. We salute them and hope may government help them in saving their tradition.

Friday, May 8, 2015

Beautiful Palm Leaf art of Odisha

Odisha’s handicraft workers are very much skilful and very much creative; these people are very much efficient in producing very good arts and crafts by using very common ordinary raw materials. The artist and handicraft makers of Odisha, created many beautiful arts and valuable handicraft products by using very common materials, “palm leaf art” is one of the great example of it.  

Let’s discuss some things about very famous palm leaf art of Odiash.

The palm leaf art is basically paintings made in palm leaf. In old days very skilled artists of Odisha use palm leaf for doing very good and very attractive paintings. These is a village in Odisha named as “Raghurajpur”, here each family and each people are artist. We can consider this village as artistic village this village is very much famous for ‘pattachitra painting’. Most of the people of this Raghurajpur village are engaged in art work, these people worship art as god. Here people do pattachitra paintings on palm leaf, which are very much attractive and eye catching art pieces.

Beautiful Patachitra Painting on Palm Leaf available online
The themes of Pattachita paintings are very much inspired by Hindu gods and especially from Lord Jagannath and Vaishnava culture. Different activities of Hindu gods are shown by the pattachitra paintings. As Indian people are very much religious and believe in god so they like the painting in which they see their gods. So pattachita paintings are very much famous in all over the India. Now days also tourist those are visiting India they see these arts and like the fine work of these paintings. We can say that Palm leaf art is one form of pattachitra painting. The other name of Palm leaf pattachitra is “Tala Pattachitra” in Oriya language the meaning of Tala is Plan.

The process of producing palm leaf pattachitra is first of all palm leaves are left for becoming hard after being taken from tree. After that, the palm leafs are sewn together to form like a canvas shape. Then the images of Hindu gods are traced by using black or white ink to fill grooves etched on rows of equal-sized panels of palm leaf that are sewn together. After that some fine arts are produced from very simple palm leafs, this shows the skills and effectiveness of odia artist.   

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Why most of the people like online shopping stores

Online shopping stores are the places which make available many valuable and use full products, so most of the people like the online shopping sites very much. Another thing is online shopping sites are providing many advantages over traditional shopping stores, so the online shopping stores becomes favorite of peoples of all age in all over the globe. So now a question is that what are the advantages that an online shopping store provides over traditional shopping stores?

Some of the advantages provided by online shopping store over traditional shopping are:
  1.    It increases availabilities of products.
  2.  Decreases cost of the products.
  3.  Decreases physical effort.
  4.  Easy to purchase. Etc.


Online Store of Indian handloom Sarees

These are some benefits of online shopping stores. Let’s discuss in details:

In traditional shopping people need to go to the shops to purchase their products but a shop cannot provide all products, so consumers need to go to another shop, searching their liked product in different shops which takes more time and money of consumers. But in online shopping stores people can get their products by sitting at their home so they don’t need to travel shop to shop which reduces the physical effort and savers their valuable time, and also they can shop from different online shopping sites which are providing thousands of products, so the consumer have a verities of choices for purchasing their product. So now days most of the people like to shop from online shopping stores.


This is much easier and also less costly because there are no middle men who add their profit on product prices and increase the cost of the product. Here consumers directly purchase the products from online shopping stores and online shopping stores directly purchasing from manufactures which makes beneficial for all peoples i.e. it is beneficial to consumers, for produces and also for online shopping sites also. So day by day the popularities of online shopping stores are increasing. So these are some things about why most of the people like online shopping stores.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Indian Handicraft and their demand in International Market

India is a big country with a big geographical area and with very big population, these are many communities are present in different area of the country and in each area the people are a little bit different from each other in culture, in traditions in clothing, in music and in other things. So according to the choice of the people these are many types of handicrafts are present in all over the India, in each states there are very unique crafts are produced by local skilful handicraft artists. These local artists are very much capable in making very good and attractive handicrafts by using very simple and common materials. Example as grass, clay, bamboo etc simple things are turned in to very valuable handicraft products by these artists. So people in India and also in other countries like these products very much. 

Indian handicrafts available online
Demand of the Indian handicraft products in international market: as we discuss above that people in all over the world like Indian handicraft products, so the demand of the Indian handicraft products are very huge in international market. People very much like these Indian handicraft products and purchase these product when they found it n their locality. But these Indian handloom products are created in villages those are far away from cities and also theses are produced by only the hands of the workers and very simple tools, so it takes more time to produce these products. And also transporting these products from India to various countries are not simple, so in markets of different countries theses Indian handicraft products are not available properly, so people those like these products are not get these products properly.

Online shopping technology is very much helpful in these situations. By this online shopping technology these are many Indian online shopping sites are available those provide huge amount of products and choices for consumers. Here from these sites you can purchase your favourite product easily by sitting at your home. And also this online shopping technology is very much helpful in balancing the demand of the Indian handicraft products in international market.    

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Weaving or Embroidery Handicrafts and Wood Handicrafts of India

India is a country of arts and crafts. These are many arts and crafts are present in each parts of this country. In each state and geographical area these are some unique art or handicrafts are produced by local skilful artist or weavers. Weaving or Embroidery Handicrafts and Wood Handicrafts are two very beautiful and important crafts of India.

Weaving or Embroidery Handicrafts: Basically weaving technology mainly refers to the process of cloth production by using two thread sets. Theses thread sets are known as weft and warp crossed with each other. The traditional Weaving or Embroidery Handicrafts and Wood Handicrafts are mostly found in the states of Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan. “Bandhanis” is one of the famous form of weaving, are created in Jamnagar and Rajkot area. Bihar and Karnataka are very much known for their fine embroidery work. These arts are very much popular in India and also in other countries.

Wooden art available online

Wood Handicrafts:  Like Weaving or Embroidery Handicrafts, Wood craft is one of the most popular and important art of India. It prevalent in India even before the time stone sculpture came into existence, so these crafts are very old in India. Many types of goods are created by the skilled craftsmen by shaping a piece of wood with very simple tool. Mainly Gujarat, Jammu & Kashmir, Karnataka, Kerala and Uttar Pradesh are very much popular for their unique form of woodwork. These wood crafts are also exported to furan countries. Many products like Axes, toys, utensils, decorative pieces, jewellery and many more designer household goods like lamp shades, candle stands, vermillion boxes, jewellery boxes, bangle holders etc are manufactured by Indian handicraft weavers, are very much appreciated in all over the world. These wood handicrafts are commonly used in almost every Indian house, so most of the Indian people like these products very much.


These are some things about Weaving or Embroidery Handicrafts and Wood Handicrafts ofIndia

Monday, May 4, 2015

Beautiful Batik craft of India

India is a country of arts and crafts, here many arts and crafts are present, and also many unique techniques of crafts manufacturing are present, one of the best technique is “Batik”.  Batik is a dyeing technique, through which many good crafts are produced. The batik dyeing is a very good dyeing technique, which is a wax-resist dyeing technique, applied to the whole cloth. Basically Batik is made either by drawing dots and lines of the resist with a spouted tool. This spouted tool is called a canting. Or the printing the resist with a copper stamp called a cap. Through this process very good cloths are produced, which are very much appreciated by people of India and also these are very much famous in various countries like USA, UK, Australia, Japan and many more.

The process of batik craft is, the fabric are painted with molten wax and then dyed in cold dyes after which the cloth is washed in hot water. Through this the wax melts and the pattern emerges. The effect of this resist technique is soft and subdued and the outlines are not clearly defined, so weavers using this technique for making good cloths.

Famous Indian Batik Crafts
The technique of producing the batik is: at first, a cloth is washed properly, and then the cloth was soaked and beaten with a large mallet. After that by using pencil patterns are drawn on the cloth and later redrawn by using hot wax, usually hot wax is made from a mixture of paraffin or bees wax. Sometimes the hot wax was mixed with plant resins, which causes as a dye-resist for these cloths. The wax can be applied by using a variety of simple and effective tools.

This batik crafts are also seen in some other countries like Nigeria, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines and Sri Lanka. In these countries very beautiful products of the batik art are found and also these countries transport these products to other European and American countries.  

Now in current scenario India also exporting very beautiful batik products to various countries, this helps in development of the economic status of the country. After the invention of online shopping technology it becomes very easy for exporters for exporting various products to various countries.


So these are some discussion about the beautiful “batik” dyeing technique of India.  

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Beautiful Gota sari of Rajasthan

Saris are the traditional garment in India, these are many verities of sari are available in each parts of India or in other words you find some special kind of sari in different parts of India. Theses saris are unique and different from other saris of other areas. Theses saris are very much influenced by the local culture and tradition of the place where it produced; it is also affected by the climate of that place, geographical location and other factors. Mainly the design and colour scheme of the saris are according to choice of the peoples who are using it.

One of the fine saris of India is Gota sari. These saris are mostly found in Rajasthan (A state of India). The gota sari is a work of Indian embroidery that originated in Rajasthan a state of India. This Gota sari embroidery uses the appliqué technique that makes this sari very beautiful. And also small pieces of zari ribbon are applied onto the fabric, which makes these saris more attractive. The edges sewn down to create elaborate patterns, women in all over the world like these patterns very much. Gota embroidery is used extensively in India for creating wedding cloths and formal clothes.

Famous Gota Sarees of Rajasthan
In old days real gold and silver metals were used in gota embroidery to embroider the beautiful saris and other products but now days the gold and silver replaced by copper coated with silver. Because the genuine way of making the gota products was very expensive and now days all people can’t afford it. Now days there are also more inexpensive options available which decreases the production cost of the gota products. As example the copper has been replaced by polyester film which is further metalized and coated to suit requirements so this is more beneficial for both manufacturer and consumer. This is also highly durable because it has a good resistance to moisture and does not tarnish as opposed to metal based Gota, So it known as Plastic Gota. So these are some discussion about a fine product of Rajasthan.  

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Men and women clothing in India

Clothing in India varies from region to region depending on the ethnicity, geographical location, climate of that are and cultural and traditions of the people of that area. Historically, men and women clothing are different from each other. According to history it has evolved from simple Langotas, and loincloths to cover the body.  To elaborate costumes not only used in daily wear but also for important festivals and special occasions and as well as rituals and dance performances. In some urban areas of India, western clothing is common and uniformly worn by people of all generation. India also has a great diversity in terms of weaves, fibers, colors and material of clothing. Color codes are followed in clothing based on the religion and ritual concerned.


Traditional clothing of women in india are:

    Sari: A sari is a traditional female garment in the Indian subcontinent. The sari is a strip of unstitched cloth, ranging from four to nine meters in length that is draped over the body in various styles which gives very beautiful design to it.

Indian traditional handloom silk sarees online


   Ghagra Choli or lehenga choli : A Ghagra Choli or a Lehenga Choli is the traditional clothing of women in Rajasthan and Gujarat. In Punjabis also women wear them and they are used in some of their folk dances.

    Mundum Neriyathum: Mundum Neriyathum is the oldest type or ancient form of the sari which covered only the lower part of the body, this is a traditional dress of women in Kerala, South India.

Traditional clothing of men in India are:

Dhoti: A dhoti is traditional cloth of India. It is four to six feet long white or color strip of cotton. Basically men in villages like to wear dhoti very much. Other traditional men wears of India are Panche or Lungi and Sherwani.

So these are some discussion about Indian cloths and men and women’s choice of cloths in India.  

Friday, May 1, 2015

Beautiful Assam Silk and Saris Weaving

Silk: We consider Silk as a natural protein fiber, which can be woven into textile products in various forms. Mainly Fibroin is composed the protein fiber of silk and produced certain insect larvae to form cocoons. These cocoons are plays very important role in silk manufacturing. Mulberry silkworm is the best silkworm, which are producing very good kind of silk. Due to the triangular prism-like structure of the silk fibre the appearance of silk is like shimmering. This allows silk cloth to refract incoming sunlight at different angles, so this is produced in different colours.

Assam silk: there are mainly three major types of indigenous wild silks are produced in Assam. Those are:
  •      Golden Muga silk.
  •     White Pat silk.
  •      Warm Eri silk.

Nowadays the Assam silk industry, becomes the centred in Sualkuchi, as a labour-intensive industry, this industry provides employment to the people of Assam and help them in maintaining a good life. 

Famous Muga Silk Sarees of Assam

Muga silk:  Muga silk are produced by the silkworm known as “Antheraea assamensis endemic”. The muga silk products are very much liked by people in all over the world, so it is very profitable for the weavers. The larvae of these moths feed on som (Machilus bombycina) and sualu (Litsaea polyantha) leaves. After that those silk produced which are very glossy and fine texture and long durability silk. To extract the pure silk it need to be hand-washed, its lustre increasing after every wash. After getting the pure silk, skilful weavers made very beautiful handloom saris from this silk and export those saris to various countries.

Pat silk: These types of silk are produced by “Bombyx textor” silkworms. These Bombyx textor silkworms are feed on mulberry leaves. These silk are usually brilliant white or off-white in colour. Indian master handloom weavers create very fine handloom saris from these silk, those are very much liked by women in all over the globe.


Eri silk:  Another kind of silk is Eri silk, this is made by “Samia cynthia ricini” these Samia cynthia ricini are feed on leaves of Castor oil plant. These are also known as ‘Endi’ or ‘Errandi’ silk. This silk is also popularly in the name ‘non-violent silk’. This silk is soft and warm and is popular as shawls and quilts. Due to this features people like these types of silk and purchase various products made by these types of silk. 

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Jute Products of West Bengal

Jute is a fiber which is very long, soft and shiny. It is a vegetable fiber that can be spun into coarse, strong threads. We can say Jute is one of the most affordable natural fibbers. And this fiber is second after the cotton in amount of production and variety of uses of the vegetable fibers. Generally Jute fibers are composed primarily from the plant materials cellulose and lignin then it falls into the category of fibber known as bast fiber (fibber collected from bast or skin of the plant).
                           
The industrial term for jute fiber is raw jute. The fibers are off-white to brown, and 1–4 metres long. The Jute is also called "the golden fiber" for its colour and high cash value. It is very much popular in all over the world.

Raw Jute
Actually Jute is a rain-fed crop, this plant don’t much more need for fertilizer or pesticides, but in contrast plants it needs heavy fertilizer or pesticides. Mostly the Production of this jute is concentrated mostly in India's states like Assam, Bihar and West Bengal. In Bangladesh also the production of this jute is very good. The jute fiber comes after the process of the stem and ribbon of the jute plant. The fibers are first extracted by process known as retting. In the retting process workers, bundling jute stems together and immersing them in slow running water. Then jute is produced for use.
                  
There are basically two types of retting stem are available. After the retting process, stripping process is begins, here in this stripping process women and children usually work. By this stripping process, non-fibrous matter is scraped from the pure jute, and then the workers dig in and grab the fibers from within the jute stem.
                                                

India is the country which world's largest producer of jute. But it imported approximately 162,000 tonnes of raw fiber and 175,000 tonnes of jute products in 2011 from Bangladesh. Not only India, also Pakistan and China import significant quantities of jute fiber and products from Bangladesh. And transport nice jute products to the countries likew United Kingdom, Japan, United States, France, Spain, Germany and Brazil.