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Single Ikat

Ikat is a meticulous technique of tying and dyeing the warp, weft or both before weaving them into a textile form. Single ikat fabric is created by interweaving tied and dyed warp with plain weft or a resisted weft yarn is inserted in plain weft. In Gujarat, ikat is synonymous with the town of Patan, where the craft has been in vogue for centuries.

Emerging notions of affordability and the transforming profile of modern Indian women have made a big difference in the perception of the sari. New developments in sari design and patterns, color combinations and contrasts and variety of materials and techniques have revivedcustomers’ interest. A few years back Rashtriya Shala in Rajkot invited

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Bomkai Silk

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