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Sensational waves created by the Leheria Prints

Leheria or Leheriya is a traditional Tie and Dye art practised in Rajasthan, India. It is part of the larger traditional art known as Bandhani and hence you can also find Leheria Bandhej being used. Leheria comes from the word Leher meaning wave, since the tie and dye process applied to white fabrics, results in brightly coloured complex wave or Leher designs. Leheria work is done on silk or cotton fabric and on long and broad canvases like turbans and sarees.

The Leheria process

The process involves rolling the fabric and tying resists at various spots on the cloth rolled diagonally from one corner to the opposite selvage. Selvage is the self finished edges in a fabric as a result of looping back the thread from the weft (perpendicular thread to the waft threads) at the end of each row length of the fabric that prevents the fabric from unravelling or fraying. This rolled fabric is then dyed according to the usual tie and dye process in bright colours. When the fabric is unfolded after dyeing, it leaves a lot of stripes or other shapes at intervals across the fabric in a design. Several tie and dye processes are undergone if required, to create a myriad of colourful stripes across the fabric length. Indigo is used in the last few stages of the process.

The exotic appeal of the Laheria

The appeal lies in the way the folding and tying of resists is manipulated before dyeing to create colourful striking outcomes of extraordinary designs.

Mothara is a special ‘lentil design’, popular and achieved by the re-rolling of the unfolded first stage in the opposite direction and the resist tied at the diagonal end and repeating the dye process. The resulting checkered design has un-dyed areas at regular intervals which are the size of a lentil. Leheria turbans are very popular in Rajasthan and some other parts of India. Leheria Sareesand salwar kameez have wooed the fashion world with their unique designer prints.

Buy online Leheria Prints sarees from Unnati silks

The variety of Leheria Prints sarees at Unnati Silks is interesting. You have half half sarees where one half would have zari mango bootis and the other half would be covered by some pattern in Tie & Dye. The complementary designer pallu would have a portion plain and the other part having Bandhini designs. Georgette half half sarees with the Leheria Prints on both but with different patterns and that to on contrast colours. The alternating patterns all across the length is a mesmerizing sight. A third variety has plain art saree with a single motif distributed sparsely but the Pallu having the Leheria pattern in a nice colourful spread.

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Unnati silks, largest ethnic online Indian shop offers exquisite designer Leheria Prints sarees with matching blouse for sale.

Unnati silks, largest ethnic Indian shop online provides for you to buy online Leheria Prints saris with matching blouse for sale. Online shopping store with the widest range of ethnic Indian Sarees online and Salwar Kameez online. At Unnati Silks, you can buy Leheria Prints sari online from the exclusive range of saris - a unique, fancy prints, exclusive collection of Traditional, Wedding, bridal attire, stylish sarees, party, trendy fashion, formal, corporate, office, daily casual saris in pure silk sarees, cotton, sico sarees, art silk georgette, chiffon, dupion, tussar, organza, crepe, gicha work sarees, jute work sarees ,designer sarees and other fabric varieties at attractive prices.You can buy Leheria Prints sarees online at Unnati silks and products will be dispatched within 24 working hours of placing the order. We have free shipping and Cash on Delivery (COD) facility for Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Bhopal, Indore, Lucknow, Jaipur, Patna, Bhubaneshwar, Dispur, Itanagar, Kohima, Chandigarh , Ludhiana, Amritsar, Jullundur, Ernakulam and many other Indian cities and towns. We also do Worldwide fast shipping or express shipping to countries like UK, Canada, USA, Fiji, Australia, New Zealand, Philippines, South Africa, Seychelles, Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago, Suriname, Bahrain, UAE, Qatar, Oman, Dubai, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Singapore, Myanmar, Mauritius, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Maldives, Bhutan, Grenada, Jamaica, Saint Lucia and many more.