For people living outside Kashmir which is also the ‘jannat’ of India – just imagine the serene beauty and world famous kaarigari to start with. While most of the time we indulge ourselves in scrumptious delicacies, we need to praise world’s best craftsmanship present in Kashmir, India.
Do you remember those Kashmiri shawl wallahs or pedlars selling Kashmiri ethnic dresses near your house during winters? Have you ever visited cultural festival organised in Delhi every year? No!?
Then you are missing something ! Be it famous Pashmina shawls or Papier Mache accessories, these people know how to put heaven into crafts. Next time when you see them around you, just take some time out and have a look at those exquisite products. But for this you need to know what they excel in ! Here are some facts which will make you fall in love with Kashmiri designs and fabrics all over again.
Start your venture peeps…
Contemporary Look Of Tradition
Thanks to Bollywood again that we managed to find this new category to mention here as well ! As we all know that Kashmiri shawls and embroidery techniques are famous worldwide. But in a country like India where people follow Bollywood styles, Kashmiri pehenawa has got a sudden ooze during recent years and times. Be it Nargis Fakhri in Rockstar or Preity Zinta, these all things matter a lot when we think about traditional wear. Kashmiri long frock is one such example worn by Nargis. So, there is no harm trying something new. Best thing is to buy Kashmiri un-stitched material and design it yourself or take inspiration from your favoutite artists.
Papier Mache Work
The ‘Papier-mache shawl’ is immensely loved in Northern India and by tourists in India due to its hard craftsmanship. The craft has intricate sozni embroidered patterns on Pashmina fabric which is ultimately called papier mache. The costing of the same is totally worth every penny.
Land’s Love With Pashmina
Loaded with harmonious affair Kashmiri weather and softness from nature, Pashmina saree boasts of fine weaves and breathtaking embroidery. The sheer and lustrous texture of this beauty piece make a stand-alone gesture and you do not need anything extra to adorn yourself. Pashmina fabric is said to be so soft and sleek yet provide warmth that it will easily pass the ‘ring test’.
Truly made to charm Bella’s!
Chikan work is actually an intricate thread work which makes salwar suits and sarees really exquisite. Generally, they are crafted over online chiffon sarees because the fabric is really soft and sheer which make needles easily pass through.
Written By – Paromita Sengupta
URL – IndiaRush – For ethnic wear.