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Bebaak Story — heritage

Sinking heritage craft: Kalamkari

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Sinking heritage craft: Kalamkari

There are various hand painting craft in India. Each of them has their own charm. Here I would like to share about Kalamkari which comes under best and reliable womens cotton clothing these days. Most of us has heard and seen Kalamkari products and fabric. Kalmkari means craft made by using pen (Kalam). It is one the pristine craft of Andhra Pradesh. Now a days I am seeing many organisation and master artisans shifting to screen print work which look a like kalamkari. Being craft loving person,I feel an ache to see such degradation of craft. When I complaint one...

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Office Elegance: 5 Skirt for the office

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Office Elegance: 5 Skirt for the office

There has been a perception of being hand loom, traditional in look. Yes traditional and ethnic look best in hand-loom and handcrafted fabric, but contemporary and western cut is also look great on hand loom fabric. Many design houses and enterprises are coming up with the new design idea showcasing contemporary garments made up from hand woven and handcrafted fabric. We in Bebaak are completely in love with handwoven and handcrafted and handmade clothes fabric. Being in the new age we do understand requirement of women who are strong, independent and look for authentic collection. Here is our suggestion of...

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Visit to an old integrated handloom unit

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Visit to an old integrated handloom unit

Something from another trip to learn about weaving history in Chhattisgarh. Amazed to see such an old integrated society at Chhuikhadan Society in Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh .It was established in 1950 .Cooperative has facility of weaving, dyeing, spinning and retail unit  under one roof. In current scenario Integrated unit has many solution to create an updated and modern environment to promote the unorganized craft sector.While many people are getting into creating new such institution..Reviving old institution can also be a great idea considering the kind of association it has with local weavers and artisans along with the operational facility it provide....

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