Assam Silk Saree – Asom kriti

Assam handloom and handicrafts

COLOURS OF SUMMER

Posted by ASOMKRITI ADMIN on

Summers are synonymous to childhood nostalgia for all of us. It reminds us of our summer vacations during school days. Trips to grandma’s house. The smell of freshly ground spices from the kitchen, the sound of leaves ruffling through the soft wind during the sunny afternoons, the scent of newly bloomed jasmine flowers and among all these we as kids clasping our grandma’s freshly starched cotton sarees and following them everywhere, they went. This train of thought is incomplete without a million colours coming to our minds which reminds us of summer.  WHITE: Summer evenings brings in the light jasmine scented...

Read more →

WEAVES OF ASSAM

Posted by Asomkriti Admin on

Beautiful weaves of Assam like gamcha style, kaziranga, karbi design, Rabha design mekhela chadar and Assamese sarees

Read more →

Top 10 Ethnic Dupattas to own this winter

Posted by ASOMKRITI ADMIN on

Indian fashion is incomplete without mention of gorgeous dupattas. It is a ‘close to our heart’ piece in our closet, with absolute capacity to blend in as both ethnic wear with Salwar kurtas and also as western wear with our favorite pair of denims. We love our net and georgette dupattas. We adore our chiffon and cotton silk dupattas. But handcrafted Indi dupattas definitely have special places in our heart. They reflect our deep rooted rich Indian culture and passionate artistry of the talented artisans of our country. We present you top 10 handcrafted classy dupattas which reflect class, art and...

Read more →

The tale of Lal paar saree and Durga Puja

Posted by Asomkriti Admin on

The very famous Lal paar saree or simply the saree with red border is an integral part of Bengali women. Especially, when it is Durga puja, Bengali women compulsory opt to wear a Lal par saree with much love and grandeur. It is because the red and white sarees are considered very auspicious. In a lal paar saree, White stands for purity while red symbolizes fertility. There are lots of variations of red and white sarees like tussar, jamdani, tant, garad and garad-Korial, muslin, Korial-Banarasi and so on.  Tussar silk: Tussar silk is also known as Tassar or wild silk...

Read more →

Beautiful Tale of Handloom

Posted by ASOMKRITI ADMIN on

Pic source Handloom being as old as mankind itself, requires revival today. Textile which is essential part of our everyday life and this necessity was fulfilled by handlooms where cloth is woven by hand. It is one the ancient family-based tradition in India. Handloom is not just source of livelihood but is form of an art to showcase weaver’s unique creativity and skill. Handloom industry is 2nd largest industry in India after agriculture industry serving as job provider to the rural community. A ‘handloom’ a fabric woven on loom which is manually operated without making use of electricity. Weaving is...

Read more →