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Our KALAMKARI Collection

Sunflower Group 1

Hyacinth Group 2

Lily Group 3

Lotus Group 4

Rose Group 5

Lavender Group 6

Yasmin Group 7

Daisy Group 8

Aster Group 9

Dafodil Group 10

Story of Kalamkari

Kalamkari (Kalam means pen and Kari means drawing). The design (drawing) is drawn on piece of wood block (one for each color in design) than carved by hand by expert wood carver.

The cotton fabric gets its glossiness by immersing it for an hour in the mixture of myrabalm (resin) and cow milk, washed and dried than for the base color of the fabric it is again dyed with vegetable color extracted from cow dung, seed, plans and crushed flowers.

Once the fabric is ready for printing, it is laid on the table and the process of printing begins with wood block deeped in vegetable dyes and one after other color with wood block is printed on fabric as pattern ‘s requirement.

After each color is printed the fabric is washed and dried and that other color printing starts. Thus, each fabric can undergo up to 20 washings.

Kalamkari art has been practiced by many families in India and has constituted their livelihood.

Sunflower Group 1 - Slideshow

Hyacinth Group 2 - Slideshow

Lily Group 3 - Slideshow

Lotus Group 4 - Slideshow

Rose Group 5 - Slideshow

Lavender Group 6 - Slideshow

Yasmin Group 7 - Slideshow

Daisy Group 8 - Slideshow

Aster Group 9 - Slideshow

Dafodil Group 10 - Slideshow