Handloom saree Current Affairs, GK & News

Microsoft launches a new e-commerce platform re-weave.in for handloom weavers

Microsoft India has launched a new e-commerce platform re-weave.in for handloom weavers under its Project ReWeave, as part of its philanthropic initiatives. This e-commerce platform will help connect artisans to buyers directly and enables them to expand to newer customers and markets. The new e-commerce website hosts signature collections created by weaver communities and showcases ..

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The 4th edition of National Handloom Day (NHD-2018)

The 4th edition of National Handloom Day (NHD-2018) is celebrated every year in India on August 7 to honour Indian handloom weavers and celebrate the rich cultural legacy of handlooms in the country. The handloom industry is one of the largest cottage industries in India. It provides direct and indirect employment to thousands of people ..

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Kandaangi

Kandaangi or Chettinad cotton saree is the traditional sari of the Chettinad region in Sivaganga district of Tamil Nadu. It is characterised by its silk-like texture, contrasting border and body colours with intricate designs along the border. It has unique pattern with bold checks, stripes and contrasting hues that reflects dramatic and spontaneous use of ..

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