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Elegant Bomkai Sarees

Elegant Bomkai Sarees

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Saree is a word synonymous with Indian woman as it is the garment which drapes an Indian woman to perfection. Indian sarees are a hallmark of the culture and tradition of India as most of them comes from the traditional handicrafts of various regions of the country. One of the traditional handloom sarees is the Bomkai saree or Sonepuri saree, which hails from the Subarnapur district of Orissa. Basically, Bomkai sarees get their name from a village in Orissa,

Traditional Kotpad Sarees

Traditional Kotpad Sarees

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India is a country known for its diversity, whether it is about culture, landscape, language or handicraft. One of the special examples of tribal handloom art comes in the form of traditional Kotpad sarees, which are created by making use of unique vegetable dyes of the Aul trees. The special kind of dye is extracted from the root of Aul or Indian Madder tree and it is totally non toxic and skin friendly. The fabric itself, which is the result of hard labor and excellent craftsmanship, is a tribute to the tribal art of Odisha.

Mirgan (Kotpad) - A Fabric for all Seasons

Mirgan (Kotpad) - A Fabric for all Seasons

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“Mirgan” refers to a community of people, who reside in the Kotpad region located in Koraput district, in the state of Odisha. This community is known for manufacturing an artistic textile, which is special because it is dyed using natural, organic dyes. The textile is woven by them for their neighboring tribal communities including “Dharua” and “Bhatoda”, in which they bring out the exquisite motifs of these communities. Basically, the most popular and important products, which are showcased by the Mirgan community are shawls and sarees.

Khandua Saree - The Pride of Odisha

Khandua Saree - The Pride of Odisha

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Khandua Saree, a popular variety of silk Sarees, which is manufactured in Nuapatna in Cuttack district, has rightly been called the Pride of Odisha. The origin of this Saree, which is dedicated to Lord Jagannath of Puri Dham, a sacred Hindu pilgrimage, dates back to 12th century. Khandua Saree is a classic example of hand weaving, in which traditional wooden looms are used to weave these exquisite and artistic pieces, out of pure tussar yarn produced by worm.

Bomkai Saree - A Blend of Color and Style

Bomkai Saree - A Blend of Color and Style

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Bomkai Saree or Sonepuri Saree is a piece of art, which traditionally belongs to the western part of Odisha. Named after the Bomkai village, this traditional Saree is woven in cotton or silk and is recognized for its intense, bright colors. In ancient times, this fabric was worn by the elite segment of the society, including kings, monarchs and royal people. While Bomkai cotton Sarees are commonly used for daily wear, the ones made in silk are meant for ceremonious occasions.

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