Textile & Jewelry
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Indian fashion is rich in tradition, vibrant in colors and truly beautiful. It reflects the country’s cultural and ethnic diversity. Indian Fashion is in Indian clothes or Indian costumes, it’s in accessories, in jewelry, in dresses, designs, & in makeup.
Indian Ethnic Wear
Dhoti Kurta; a traditional Indian clothing of men. It is an unstitched piece of cloth. The knot is tied at the waist. Kurta is a term used to refer to a long loose shirt, the length of which falls below or may be just above the knees of the wearer.
Indian Sari, one of the most wonderful dresses worn by Indian women. Women dress up in ethnic styles to embellish their look. Ethnic is classic and maintain the essence of our culture. Among women’s ethnic wear, Sari is the most elegant and sensuous attire.
The most brilliant aspect of this dress is that it looks good on all kinds of women.
Chikankari of Lucknow- Chikan embroidery is a specialty of the Uttar Pradesh city Lucknow. Its unique style was developed during the Mughal period. It is also called Lakhnavi Chikankari.
Banaras Brocade-Banaras is one of the richest weaving craft centers of India, famous for Brocade saris and all over dress material. A Banarasi Saris is virtually mandatory in the bride’s trousseau.
Kashmiri Embroidery: (also Kashida), is as colorful as Kashmir. It is primarily done on canvas with crystal threads, but Kashida also employs Pashmina and leather threads. Kashida embroidery, which is famous for its sheer beauty, has attained the limits of fantasy and incredulity.
The range of jewelry in India is wide as well as varied, India houses various kinds of jewelry arts, ranging from Meenakari and Kundan to stone and bead work. Emeralds, rubies, garnets, amethysts, corals, sapphires, and turquoises are among the stones which are used for the
enhancement of gold and silver jewelry. In southern part of India, gold is considered auspicious and a status symbol.