Handloom Pure Silk Sarees of India
Handloom silk sarees are one of the richest heritage and art India possesses. The cultured art form of handloom silk sarees has been practised through centuries by the skillful and talented weavers of India. They have been crafting beautiful and mesmerising silk sarees that are irresistible to love for every possible reason. Every pure silk thread hand-woven within another with utmost love and care, entwined with alluring designs results in a masterpiece handloom silk saree.
List of handloom silk sarees in India
What is handloom silk sarees?
Handloom silk sarees are a traditional way of weaving beautiful silk sarees where every step is done manually. There is no machine work involved whatsoever.
Handloom silk saree weaving is widespread in the rural regions of India. Every handloom silk saree has a different style, design and weaving process each better than the other.
Are handloom silk sarees good?
Handloom silk sarees are the best outfit for any women to have as they are made from pure silk threads which makes the saree soft and shimmering. The manual weaving process of handloom silk saree also makes them durable and unique.
Difference between handloom and powerloom silk sarees
An authentic handloom silk saree takes months of hard work of the weavers for a single saree depending upon the designs to complete whereas a bulk amount of sarees are manufactured within minutes in a powerloom.
The time and amount of labour required to craft an enchanting weave also increases the rate of handloom silk sarees. The mass production of powerloom eventually has less rate.
Handloom silk saree is one of the most environmentally-friendly ways of manufacturing silk sarees that requires a minimal amount of power unlike the machine-made sarees.
How handloom silk sarees are made?
The complex process of weaving a handloom silk saree benign with dyeing of the silk threads. Then the spinning and weaving steps take place on the shuttle-pit loom according to the designs. It takes days or weeks to complete the process of weaving an exquisite handloom silk saree.
How to identify handloom silk sarees?
Pure handloom silk sarees are very soft to touch and gentle in nature. The silk fabric of handloom silk sarees are attached to looms with pins which leave the pin marks at the end of the handloom saree fabric.
Every handloom silk saree is unique and imperfect art where the true beauty lies unlike machine-made sarees. You can also try the thread burn test where the art silk saree threads burn like plastic.
Why handloom industry in India declined?
The mass production and ease availability of machine-made sarees took over the handloom industry. Over time, people became unwilling to pay the time and labour required to weave the handloom sarees. Weavers were unable to make the money for their livelihood and started taking to other professions causing the decline of the handloom industry.
Why handloom is important?
Handloom weaving is a full proof way that can reduce global warming as it uses a minimal amount of power to produce sarees and fabrics. Handloom weaving is the livelihood of many weavers in rural parts of India who thrive to produce alluring and magnificent handloom silk sarees.
It is necessary for us to support the weavers and embrace the art of handloom weaving to keep it alive for the coming generation to be proud of our heritage.
Where to buy handloom silk sarees?
Edhini is one of the emerging handloom brands in India which is determined to bring you the best, authentic and pure handloom silk sarees collection at best prices. Each handloom silk saree online brought to you by Edhini is straight from the best weavers of India.
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