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Bagru Hand Block Printing

Bagru is a small city near Jaipur, Rajasthan, India, Known for its art of textile printing using natural dyes and handcarved wooden blocks. The tradition of bagru block printing is centuries old and has been kept alive by “Chippa community.” Chippa is derived from word chapa which means impression. The community is concentrated in locality […]

Tussar Silks

Tassar/tasar/ tussah silk is copper-brown or golden-brown silk, also referred as kosa silk or raw-silk, is textured variety of silk obtained from silkworm of genus Antheraea which are wild silkworms. India is the world’s second largest producer of Silk, providing employment to nearly 7.9 million people Tassar cultivation is done widely in Bihar and Jharkhand, […]