Traditions with a twist

Age old traditions and creativity come alive at Sanginee, a textile store that seeks to showcase the excellence and creativity of the Indian artisans, both in handicrafts and textiles.

Published: 09th October 2013 08:19 AM  |   Last Updated: 09th October 2013 08:19 AM   |  A+A-

Age old traditions and creativity come alive at Sanginee, a textile store that seeks to showcase the excellence and creativity of the Indian artisans, both in handicrafts and textiles. Working closely with NGOs, rural craftspeople and weavers, Sanginee is an  initiative to keep the Indian traditional handlooms and handicrafts alive.

The store sources it’s products from several NGOs across the country, including Sadhana, Anwesha, Bihar Development Trust, Hands of India and Dama, among others. The store has a variety of handmade and handloom textiles like Orissa Ikat saris, Matka saris, Shantiniketan Kantha saris, Bengal cotton saris and Tassar Gitcha saris among others. 

Apart from saris, they also stock ready-to-wear kurties, dress materials, dupattas, stoles, bags, accessories and tribal brass jewellery.

Sanginee is located at 46 Ashwin Appartments, C P Ramaswamy Road, Alwarpet and 06 Besant Avenue Road, Adyar. For more details, contact: 4510 2222, 4444.

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