Hand loom Fabrics and Product are made all major parts of India. We can find in Orissa, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka etc. Each State has its uniqueness in fabric and designs.
Places and Famous Silks
- Orissa Khandua Pata, Nuapatna– Khandua is famous design of Odisha’s weavers. Weaver groups of Maniabandha and Nuapatna of Cuttack conventionally unite this kind of pata designs. All through the rule of Gajapati Maharaj Handloom Sarees are prepared and transported to Jagannath Temple, PURI. Paramananda Patanaik, the king Nilakantha Deva was presented khandua sari made of one piece of khandua silk called caukandika. Khandua is usually red or orange in paint. The red color is arranged obviously from the shorea Robusta. The handloom design motif has an lucky elephant that represents Buddha enclosed by sprawling vine with peacocks in it, a large many petaled flower, a unique Odishian animal called Nabagunjara, a deula kumbha. The elephant in Khandua ikat from Nuapatna, Tigiria frequently vary from elephant motives in ikat from Sambalpuri saree as well as ikat from other parts of Odisha. Best handloom fabrics in Khandua has plain boundaries in opposite to margins with motifs in case of the other ikat of Odisha.
- Madhya Pradesh is famous for Chanderi –Chanderi Sareeis one of the best-known handloom Saree designs in India, It is mainly famous for its sarees prepared in the company of silk and cotton. Chanderi is located in the Ashok nagar, Madhya Pradesh.
- Varanasi – It is famous and known as Banarasi Sarees through out India.
- Mysore – Mysore is the residence of the well-known Indian womanly wear, the Mysore silk saree. Mysore Silk is a brand for the silk sarees created by Karnataka Silk Industries Corporation. The unique characteristic of this saree is the tradition of mixing pure silk and 100% pure gold zari (a golden colored thread containing 65% of silver and 0.65% of gold).
- Sonepur Pata, Odisha – Sonepur fabric villages are approximately around the temple town Sonepur. They have the various silk, tassar weaving work and the products.
- Assam Silk –Muga silk is the creation of the silkworm Antheraea assamensis endemic to Assam. The larvae of these moths feed on som (Machilus bombycina) and sualu (Litsaea polyantha) leaves. The silk formed is identified for its slick fine quality and robustness. Due to its low porosity the Muga yarn cannot be bleached or dyed and its natural golden color is retained. This silk can be hand-washed with its lustre rising after every clean. Very frequently the silk outlive its proprietor.