Silk, the undisputable Queen of Textiles has an aura of glamour like no other fibre has. The richness of pure silk textiles has over the years been further enhanced by the creative handiwork of traditionally skilled artisans and weavers who produce master pieces weaving intricate designs, inimitable images and vibrant colours. Silk is considered to be a holy fibre in India, which has only further heightened its sense of importance and no religious ceremony is complete without the use of pure silk.
Bringing this evergreen textile to the market, Silk mark organization of India Hyderabad Chapter (Silk mark - An initiative of Central silk board, Ministry of Textiles, Govt of India ) is organizing Silk Mark Expo2012, a textile exhibition of exquisite pure silk sarees and dress materials by weavers from different parts of the country.
With about 50 stalls of silk on display, besides Andhra Pradesh, weavers from Karnataka, West Bengal, Orissa, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh, Chattisgarh will be there.
The major attraction in the pure silk collection for festive ( Dussera ) shopping being showcased this year are Kanjeevaram, Aarni, plain printed / crepe silk from Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. Kalamkari, Pochampalli, Dharmavaram, Gadwal and Upada from Andhra Pradesh, Baluchari, Kantha embroidery, Madhubani, Sambalpuri and Patachitra from West Bengal and Orissa, Val Kalam, Jamavar and pure Tanchoi from Varanasi and Kosa Silk / tribal prints from Madhya Pradesh and Chattisgarh, Tussar silk are part of the range that once can choose from.
The exhibition is on from today till October 16, at Satya Sai Nigamagamam, Sri Nagar Colony, from 10:30 am to 8:30pm. For more details, contact 95429 76567.