Sambalpuri Sarees: The Finest of Handloom From Odisha

Sambalpuri Sarees: The Finest of Handloom From Odisha

The Sambalpuri saree is a type of traditional garment from the state of Odisha or Orissa that has been woven in towns like Sonepur, and Balgarh and regions like Boudh district and Balangir district for many years. Sambalpuri sarees are traditional, hand-woven Ikat saris distinguished by the unique way in which the designs are created…

Sparkle & Shine in Stone Embroidered Wear

Sparkle & Shine in Stone Embroidered Wear

Stone work embroidery designs are some of the best ways for designers to make a garment heavier and richer. Stone work embroidery refers to using different colored stones to embellish the garment and add to the embroidery patterns that are already created there. While certain attires may have both, embroidery and stone work along the…

Beautiful Chikankari Tunics

Beautiful Chikankari Tunics

Chikankari is one of oldest and most beautiful embroidery styles in India. This style originated and flourished in the city of Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, and it remains, till today, the epicenter of chikan work in India. There are many stories about genesis of Chikan work. There is evidence of Megasthenes, the Greek traveler, mentioning a…

Do You Own These Antique Jewelry Statements?

Do You Own These Antique Jewelry Statements?

Any artifact that is older than 50 years is considered to be an antique. Antiques are very popular in India as they usually date back to the Mughal period or can be traced to the royal court or members of the royal families from different parts of India. The same holds true for antique gold…

Interesting Saree Tips

Interesting Saree Tips

Sarees are amongst the most beautiful garments in the world, much loved and appreciated for their elegance and ethnic charm. They have been worn in the Indian sub-continent for many centuries. Every region has their own culture, which implies that saree styles also vary from place to another. At the same time, sarees have become…