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This is a Master piece!
The Bandhani in this Sari has been done by the women artisans of Kutch who's nimble fingers have made it possible to adorn this Sari with hundreds & thousands of tiny Rai Dana Bandhani all over it.
The 'Tie & Dye' has been enhanced by the fineness of the Organic Cotton, the beautiful texture of the weave & the Gold Jari with which the Sari has been hand woven. A Sari so contemporary, yet traditional.
Note: 'Bandhani or Tie & Dye' is done by plucking the cloth by finger nails or a hook & binding it with thread & then dyeing it. The best craftsmanship lies in making the ties so small & uniform that they resemble tiny 'Mustard Seeds or Rai Dana'. A Bandhani Sari is considered to be so special that it is the Wedding Sari in many communities in Gujarat, India.
The Collection: Bandhani By Ethicus
The Story Behind the Saree:
Bandhani is one of the oldest known methods of tie & dye. The finest Bandhani is exclusively carried out by the Khatri community of Kutch in Western India.
The women pinch exceedingly small portions of cloth and tye them with the help of their fingernails or a metal pin, into many tiny bindings that form a figurative design or an intricate pattern of dots. The men dye the fabrics to form bright and beautiful colors.
Considered to be very auspicious, it was originally made exclusively in Cotton. It is the bridal saree of many communities of Kutch.
Each tied dot is compared to an individual mustard seed called ‘Rai’ in the local language. The finer the Bandhani, the more expensive the fabric is.
Handwoven in the finest of Organic Cotton by weavers at the Ethicus Studio & tied & dyed by the artisans at Sidr Craft in Bhuj, India, Bandhani by Ethicus, is a more contemporary version of a traditional design.
Wash care instructions: Gentle hand wash in cold water with mild detergent .Dry in shade
Country of origin: India
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