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GI Certified Kasargod Sarees ( GI REGN NO. 170 ) : Kasaragod district is a small town situated in the Malabar Region of Kerala–God’s Own Country, India. The origin of the handloom weaving of Kasaragod Sarees is traced back to the 18th century AD. The history states that the weaving community, the Shaliya (or the

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Here in DMZ INTERNATIONAL , we love and promote only handwoven fabrics. What makes these fabrics different? Well, they are just that: woven by hand, by people, using a handloom (which is to say, a hand-operated, non-mechanized loom). That’s why we refer to the fabrics interchangeably as “handwoven” or “handloom” fabrics. Now let’s see how they are

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The handloom industry in India has been playing an imperative role in preserving India’s rich cultural heritage and socio-economic development of the country. National Handloom Day, observed on August 7 honors the handloom weavers of the country. It is a day that also recognizes the Swadeshi Movement which was launched on the same date in

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A movement need to be initiated by India to bring awareness globally and also in India about the need to shift to natural fibers. India is home to more than 136 unique weaves, mostly in the form of sarees. Traditionally woven in cotton and silk, sarees are the backbone of Indian Handloom sector that is

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India is the only country that still creates textiles coming from the genius of its master weavers. The world has lost the hand-weaving and loom process, along with all natural and organic processes of creating textiles. Mill-made fabrics and synthetics largely dominate fashion markets, with China as the main example. India’s handloom industry is not

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Muslin is a loosely woven cotton fabric. It’s made using the plain weave technique, which means that a single weft thread alternates over and under a single warp thread. Muslin is known as the material used in fashion prototypes to test patterns before cutting and stitching the final product. What Is the History of Muslin?

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Would you believe it? Indian handloom made its way to ancient Egypt and Rome! Vividly dyed textile fabric from India was so prized that it adorned the royalty as far back as over a thousand years B.C.!! Hallowed Tradition Weaving in India has a very long tradition, predating the coming of the Aryans. People wore

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Are you one of those who feel the price of handloom doesn’t match its look? Blame it on the lack of education in the country about the toil that goes into handspun fabric, says designer Rakesh Thakore. “Handloom is very specific to numbers, unlike power-looms. It is very important to realise the importance of handloom

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Chendamangalam is a small village in Ernakulam (Cochin) district. Chendamangalam is famous throughout the world for one thing, the centuries long heritage of handloom industry. The panchayat was formed in 1914. Bordered by rivers on the north, east and south, it is a meeting place of cultural diversity. Jews, Christians, Muslims and Hindus lived here harmoniously. History

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The global handicrafts market was worth US$ 663.9 Billion in 2019. Handicrafts refer to products that are handmade using simple tools and represent the culture and traditions of a country or region. Their production requires considerable hand-eye coordination and intense concentration. Each handcrafted product is unique as each crafts person applies their strength differently, owing

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