A peek into splendid creations

Handloom Expo

A peek into splendid creations

At the exhibition, you can find a vast collection of exquisite designer saris in various fabrics, including rich South Indian silk with traditional hand-woven saris from Pochampalli, and beautifully designed, multi-coloured batik saris from Kolkata.

Warangal durries, tie-and-dye bed linens and decorative kalamkari floor carpets are also available in a variety of colours along with the smooth cotton carpets. These durries come in interlock and jacquard patterns.

The exclusive durri stall of Rajendran from Warangal has durries in many colours and size. He has well-designed sofa coverings, floor mats and carpets, both in jute and cotton fabrics. Siddaraju from Nelagonda is displaying Pochampalli Ikkat items like dress materials, bed-spreads, pillow covers, cushion covers, wallets and wall-hangings handloomed by the women of Banjara community. 

Biswajit Shah from Kolkata has a collection of Kantewada silk saris, Dhaka saris and Shantiniketan jute and silk saris to offer. Dhaka saris are available in all colours and the borders have embroidery motifs. His collection is priced at anywhere between Rs 350 to Rs 4,000.

Khadi cotton saris from Hyderabad and Kota saris, a transparent yet stable cotton or cotton-silk saris from Rajasthan, are available at Raju’s stall. Raju has been exhibiting his products at LePakshi for seven years now. Saris are available in attractive designs and prices won’t make a hole in your pocket. The starting price is Rs 280 and the costliest sari at his stall is just Rs 650. One can also look out for trendy jute bags, wallets, terracotta idols, cups, jewellery, lamp shades and a wide variety of jute products including bags and footwear.

The exhibition will be on till August 26, including Sundays and holidays, from 10 am to 9 pm. Customers can avail 20 per cent discount on handlooms and 10 per cent discount on handcrafted items.

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