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wearing her own weaves is but a dream..

19 Aug

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Blindingly Beautiful :pinon khadi from bangladesh

7 May

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Jamdani – Intricate weaves and skilled weavers.

26 Apr

 

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Read the story of the weavers here

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It takes a decade and more to become a skilled jamdani weaver .

Hand spun khadi still provides a means of livelihood to a few.

2 Oct

 

khadi

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Khadi, was a sense of pride and a  sign of protest for  the freedom fighters of india. since then it has undergone a change . Read here : Has Khadi found a new spinning wheel ? 

Read more  here : http://www.flickr.com/photos/pj58/850590751/

muslin & a lesson in history

19 Aug

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Image Credits : http://www.flickr.com/photos/sytoha/3396121176/ — Read the story on this link by Syed Touhid Hassan.

“i am young and nimble. i create jamdani weaves, which you enjoy.”

23 Dec

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* jamdani is a traditional weave of bangladesh and bengal.

..the sindoor takes center stage. “sindoor khela” celebrated by married bengali women.

10 Oct

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sindoor =vermillion