Kalamkari Sarees

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The Kalamkari Saree is one of the trendiest sarees in contemporary fashion. Although it is an ancient art of using natural and organic dyes to paint on fabric, Kalamkari has found its way into the wardrobes of the modern day woman for its eco-friendly appeal.

“Kalam” means pen and “kari” means work -Kalamkari literally means art work done using a pen. Technically manufactured in villages in the coastal regions of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha, and Kalahasti near Chennai, these sarees have an interesting process. A bamboo or date palm stick pointed at one end with a bundle of fine hair attached to it is used as the pen or brush for painting the saree. All natural and organic vegetable dyes are used to apply color to the cloth. Each sari takes 90 to 120 days and 17 painstaking steps to get ready. At times a gold border may be woven into the sari. The beauty of this saree is that it gets better

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