Kalamkari sarees are hand-printed cotton sarees, produced in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. In the printing of these sarees, only natural dyes are used involving many steps. The word "Kalamkari" literally means "pen craft" in Hindi, referring to the use of a fine pen or kalam to create intricate designs.
Sarees are a traditional garment worn by women in India and are typically made from silk or cotton. The Kalamkari technique is often used to create beautiful and unique designs on sarees, giving them a unique and traditional look.
Kalamkari sarees feature intricate and detailed designs that are hand-painted or block-printed onto the fabric. The designs are even inspired by flora and fauna. The colours used in Kalamkari are made from natural sources, such as vegetable dyes, and are vibrant and long-lasting.
Overall Kalamkari sarees are considered a traditional handloom textile that is a perfect blend of art, tradition, and culture. These sarees are perfect for special occasions and festivals and are sure to make a statement.
Over the years Kalamkari has evolved to be a healing fabric, as the colours, motifs and the narration of magical forms create an aura that heals an individual physically and spiritually. Only natural dyes are used in Kalamkari, which is an ancient style of hand painting done on cotton or silk fabric with a tamarind pen.
Our collection of illuminating Kalamkari sarees is unique and attractive. You can shop these now in different colours from Fabfonde and you can carry these for a lighter and more comfortable look.