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Traditionally woven handlooms from all over India

Handlooms are a tradition, handloom weaving an art, a way of life in India. Be it the Kashmir valley or the backwaters of Kerala, the arid deserts of Rajasthan and Kutch or the Seven sisters of the North east. The styles may be different, the outcomes varied, but the essential theme of fine weaving and exquisite designs and adornments to transform an average looking fabric into an extraordinary work of art is common to all 21 states of India that have centres devoted to this age old means of livelihood.

There is nothing like a handloom saree when it comes to variety and look. Finely woven fabric, there is interplay of design and pattern, motif and border, embroidery and painting or other interchangeable permutations and combinations, that each product is unique, each item as distinctive as the next.

Fabrics from the different states of India

Rich in variety excellence in weaving, A.P. Handlooms have a niche presence in handlooms sector. Uppada handloom cotton sarees, with their Jamdani pattern, Uppada pure silks covered in zari finery, Gadwal cotton sarees with rich border, different pallu and gold or silver zari brocades. Mangalagiri handlooms are pure durable cotton yarns with nizam borders and rich zari work. The Venkatagiri weaves in cotton with Jamdani weave & pure silk brocade woven with gold or silver zari threads, the Narayanpet block printed cotton sarees known for their contrast borders, shimmering effect and pallu work, the Dharmavaram silk sarees famous for their inevitable presence in most south Indian marriages are distinctive silk weaves of simple patterns in two colors, are elegant for regular use. Pochampally handloom cluster is known for its unique tie & dye ikat weaves.

Assam Sarees, in cotton and silk, light on the body, needing little to maintain, beautiful patterns, elegant borders and multi-coloured hues, make them a feast for the eyes. The Assam Muga Silk variety with floral