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Vani Polavaram's Laxmi Collection; UPPADA, BENARASI, KALAMKARI, JAMDANI, KOTA, KANJEEVARAM, KHADI sarees. original pin by @webjournal. source link:http://maddyland.com/lakshmilookbook/

Vani Polavaram's Laxmi Collection; UPPADA, BENARASI, KALAMKARI, JAMDANI, KOTA, KANJEEVARAM, KHADI sarees. original pin by @webjournal. source link:http://maddyland.com/lakshmilookbook/

Gaurang Shah's Tree of Life Collection {Lakme Fashion Week 2015}

Gaurang Shah’s collection, “Kalpavriksha” brought out the best of traditional Indian weaving at Lakmé Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2015. Kalpavriksha is the wish-fulfilling divine tree in Hindu mythology. Revisiting the humble khadi (the fabric of freedom) with a representation of the Tree of Life, the Jamdani weavers of Andhra Pradesh and [...]

Ivory Dhakai Jamdani Saree from Kolkata with All-Over Weave in Purple and Golden Zari Thread (Silk Cotton))

jamdani, a fine, hand woven figured muslin produced in Bengal. Thicker cotton threads are laid into the weft to produce the illusion of a suspended pattern on the surface of an almost transparent fabric. Intricate colored motifs seem to float upon the cloth. The word jamdani is thought to have derived from jaam-daar, a Persian weaving term for floral designs in cotton thread or possibly, jama, the Bengali word for dress... source: http://dosainc.com/specialprojects/life-of-jamdani