Heritage sarees from the master weaver himself, National Award winner Kanubhai Salvi. Double ikat beauties that take months to create. Got to speak with him to select a rare weave and he is such a gem. Scroll to see more stunners and do connect with him directly! The really rare weaves are the nari kunjar with elephants and parrots and the hunting scene with the elephants and tigers. If you jave one, it will definitely get passed to the next generation. "Salvis hail from a family of rich traditional artisans of the Patan which is seeped in cultural cauldron of North Gujarat region. True sons of the soil, they have mastered the art of double ikat that has been conventionally and traditionally passed through generations.
Today, SALVI KANUBHAI MAFATLAL PATOLAWALA and his four family members are the lone flag bearers of this traditional art. He has a modern outlook with years of experience at making Patolas has found a pride place among most honoured artisans of the country.
Salvis have been striving hard to keep up with times without making any changes or compromises on the methods and processes that have been followed to the hilt for centuries now. They are a dedicated lot and ever ready to serve their valuable clients who come to them seeking niche Patan Patolas and scarf, stoles, duppatta etc.
So, if you have the time and inclination, then the house of Salvis are ready to offer their most valued and prized creations - Patan Patola saree, scarf, stole, hath roomals (handkerchief) etc. All products go with the assurance that you will carry a priceless piece of artistry for your next generations to pride upon." Source: fibre2fashion
Doing the Dongaria! An electric blue with a woven border and pallu selected by the lovely Lakshmi @kalpavastram. The cotton is soft and stays in place. The body has circular patterns in three shades woven throughout. Worn with white to keep the focus on the brilliant colours, silver necklace from @ninebythirty
Dongariya/Dongria/Dangariya Khondh is a tribal weave from Odisha, woven on shawls.
Dongria Kondhs inhabit the Niyamgiri Hills of Rayagada district and Kalahandi district in Orissa. The patterns are geometric, taken from the shapes of the hills around them. "Three shades of yarn are typically used. They are green, yellow and red. Each colour carries some implications manifested with socio-cultural values.
Green colour symbolizes hills and mountains, green crop fields, trees, plant species, etc., it is also the reflection of germination of seeds, its growth and spread of branches, prosperity and development of community.
Yellow colour stands for peace, smile, togetherness, health and happiness, family, lineage, village, Mutha (an administrative cum territorial boundary) and community as a whole. It is also regarded as sign of auspiciousness.
Red colour is the symbol of blood, energy, power, revenge, aggression, tit for tat, etc. It also signifies appeasing of deities, gods, goddesses, spirits and ancestors by offering blood sacrifice of buffaloes, pigs, goats, fowls and pigeons etc." Source: Tribal Development Co-operative of Odisha
Dongria sarees are inspired by the tribal weaves and likely woven in other areas including Karnataka.
Hi ppl... Love for sarees... This is a lavender net saree with teal flower and leaves motifs over the entire saree... This saree came with a shimmer cloth for the blouse and in skirt... Net sarees are light in weight and so easy to carry around... This saree is bought from Burgur , a wholesale town located on the Tamil Nadu - Karnataka border... It the wholesale hub for the whole of Tamil Nadu and the price of the sarees, pants, shirts and other stuffs are so less that you will go crazy shopping there... It is definitely worth visiting this place if you happen to buy lots... I have stitched the same blouse material which came along with the saree.... I have paired it with black pearls bought from Shanghai, China... Fresh water pearls and sea water pearls are available in lots at Shangai... If you happen to visit Shangai, don't forget to buy pearls from small shops... Never visit the big showrooms as they charge exorbitantly... I bought this whole pearl set this July which includes the necklace, earrings and bracelet for 2000 INR after bargaining from the shops of Shangai water town Zhijiajiao... It's definitely worth the amount that you spend there... Even from Hyderabad, India you don't get such good pearls at such a lesser rate... But you must have mastered the art of bargaining even if there is a language between the seller and buyer... 😂 😂 and my husband has mastered it so well, that he does the bargaining always... 😍 .
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