Bengal Handloom Sarees Collection
Handloom sarees are the most precious asset of Bengal. It has a huge impact on society as well as economic development in rural India. Here in Adi Mohini Mohan Kanjilal, we have a fresh collection of handloom sarees from all over Bengal. Explore and you will find the colors and tastes of Bengal handloom sarees.
Bengal handloom sarees are of various types amongst which some are reflected in this write-up. This is just a helpline for the customers so that they can have a brief idea about these sarees.
Khesh is a heritage of India. Khesh is originated from Bolpur, Shantiniketan. The making of Khesh is a unique process, in which old clothes are torn into long straps. Weaver has to select straps according to color and put it in the handloom for weaving.
Begumpuri Handloom Sarees are truely 'Begum' of all handloom sarees. Originated from Begumpur of Hooghly District of West Bengal are made of fly shuttle frame looms, locally known as 'Thak-thaki Tant’. Begumpuri sarees are comfortable, easy to maintain and very graceful.
Exquisitely designed, the hand embroidery artists of Bolpur, West Bengal, seek to keep alive the indigenous art and craft form of the Kantha stitch. The rich synergy of the running stitches with bhorat stitches (filler stitches) makes for splendid designs.
Recognized as the most comfortable for Indian climate, the tant saree woven from cotton is distinguished for its lightness and transparency. Handmade by the weavers of Samudragarh and Fulia in West Bengal, it features a thick border with a decorative pallav, adorned in vibrant floral, paisley and popular traditional motifs Recognized as the most comfortable for Indian climate, the tant saree woven from cotton is distinguished for its lightness and transparency.
Jamdani is handwoven cotton saree that requires a high degree of precision and accuracy in crafting. The Jamdani weaving technique is a native of the erstwhile state of Bengal. Also popular as Dhakai Jamdani Sarees, these sarees are held in high regard because of the distinct artistic decorative patterns. Common floral prints and contemporary work can be found on them. In a Jamdani saree, fabric is interwoven with cotton or linen threads and various baroque design patterns are carved on them. Whether you are meeting you friends for a fun brunch or attending a corporate event, Jamdani Sarees will make you stand apart in the crowd. Explore Jamdani sarees in a wide variety of patterns like Zari, Resham and Abstract Prints available in a wide spectrum of colors. Designer Jamdani sarees are also popular as wedding wear sarees.
Originally woven in the Murshidabad district of West Bengal, and today in Bishnupur, balucharis are rich silk sarees characterized by intricate weaving in the pallav and borders, depicting stories from epics, historical and religious texts. The grandeur of a baluchari is further enhanced when the weaving is in gold color, giving it the name ‘swarnachari’. The opulence of baluchari sarees make them apt for wearing at festivals & weddings.
A foodie would hail rasagullas and mishti doi as Bengal's most famous products. Ask the same question to a saree lover, and she will undoubtedly recall the cotton sarees from this region. Indeed, Bengal produces some of the best cotton sarees in the country and a large section of the rural population in the state is employed in the handloom weaving industry. Adi Mohini Mohan Kanjilal contributes a lot to this industry by selling their handloom sarees to their valued customers.