सिल्क और ज़री के काम के चलते बनारसी वस्त्र उद्योग दुनिया भर में प्रसिद्ध है। बनारसी साड़ियों पर होने वाली पारंपरिक कलाकारी का अपना एक विज्ञान है, जो हर कोई नहीं कर सकता। आख़िर कहां से शुरू होता है बनारसी साड़ी का सफर? क्या है इसकी ख़ासियत? जानिए ये सब जादुई बुनाई के इस एपिसोड […]
Banarasi silk sarees require care and maintenance which may appear cumbersome and time consuming, but actually it is simple and easy. It helps to keep the beauty of the attire intact.
Banaras the present day city of Varanasi in U.P. is one of the most interesting and vibrant places to visit in India. From the numerous temple visits in the morning to women in bright sarees that line the Ganges for sunrise bathing, the cultural traditions passed on for centuries continue even today. Varanasi has a […]
The city of Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh on the banks of the river Ganges is considered as one of the holiest cities in India. Characterized by a maze of narrow lanes and meandering by lanes it has a history of culture and traditional crafts that are centuries old. Varanasi has been a hub of silk […]
Banarasi sarees are one of those ethnic garments or tradition which are passed from generation to generation, much in the same way as a mother passes on her precious jewels to her beloved daughter. As far as in Indian cultural tradition concern, a well-made Banarasi exudes classic elegance and style, while giving the wearer a […]
The geographical indication (GI) certification that the handloom Banarasi sarees from Varanasi enjoy since 2009 is an advantage that has not been fully tapped, feel many experts. “The Indian government should proactively promote GI certification for Varanasi handloom to weed out fake products. Besides marginalised weavers, it will also help consumers,” points out Dr Rajnikant […]
Their clothes, mostly handloom made, are influencing others to wear similar products and this in turn is boosting the business of the weavers’ community in India. What’s common between Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his cabinet colleague Smriti Irani, cine stars Rekha, Vidya Balan and actor turned-MP Kirron Kher?