Situated in the heart of India, Chanderi is the heartland of handloom weaving in India weaving country’s prettiest diaphanous Chanderi sarees. A small town located close to river Betwa in Guna district, Chanderi in Ashoknagar district of Madhya Pradesh holds great historical importance. Said to be founded by Lord Krishna’s cousin Shisupal, the weaving culture of Chanderi started during the 2nd and 7th century and today it is amongst the best known handloom clusters in the country. Specializing in producing finest handloom Chanderi sarees in silk cotton embellished with zari woven work intricately woven by hand interspersed with the delicacy of the extra weft motifs has for times immemorial satisfied the refined tastes of the royalty. At Shatika, we have an exclusive range of Chanderi Sarees online. Diamond Booti, Booti Jaal, Badi Pankhudi or Makkhi booti, Chanderi sico sarees come in a variety of patterns and colours and these chanderi sarees price ranges from Rs.4000/- to Rs.8000/-. They display various beautifully striking motifs that include ‘Nalferma, ‘Dandidar, ‘Chatai’, ‘Jangla’, Mehndi wale haath. Known for their sheer texture, light weight and a glossy transparency which account for their delicate texture, our Chanderi sarees collection are a mix of traditional and modern techniques and they come in contemporary motifs and pleasing colors. Chanderi sarees price ranges from Rs 4000/- to Rs 8000/-.
History of Chanderi goes back to 11th century, when it was dominated by the trade routes of central India and was proximate to the arterial route to the ancient ports of Gujarat as well as to Malwa, Mewar, Central India and Deccan. The unique silk fabric produced in Chanderi is the result of traditional methods of hand-weaving that have been developed over the centuries, and passed down through generations. Originally, Chanderi was always woven using handspun cotton warps and wefts. It was spun as fine as 300 counts and was as prized amongst cotton fabrics as the famed muslins of Dhaka. Around the second half of the twentieth century, Chanderi became particularly famous for its sarees that were made with a mix of silk and cotton. Chanderi silk cotton sarees are also known for their sheer texture, light weight and transparency. Typically worked and fringed heavily with handmade gold dots or motifs of golden thread, these Chanderi sico sarees have been patronized by royalty in the past. The first Indian product closest to being granted the GI status, a staggering 60% of the population of 30,000 has been involved in manufacturing and trading of this fabric for centuries.
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Shatika: Unveil the Beauty of Indian Heritage through Indian Handloom Sarees
Since the dawn of civilization, handlooms have been associated with excellence in India’s artistry in textiles and fabrics, and sari which is considered to be the most ancient piece of clothing has been inspiring generations of artists and craftsmen to weave their dreams and visions into creating exquisite handloom sarees. However with passage of time, just like the clacking sounds of the looms, the dreams and visions of these weaves too are fading away.In an attempt to bring handloom sarees back in vogue, Shatika has begun a revolution; a six yard sari revolution is a humble attempt at bringing back the lost love for handloom sarees. Dedicated to creating a unique interpretation of the age old craft, we travel to all colourful corners of the country visiting weavers,guiding them on the latest trends so they weave out the age old tradition with a modern touch and bring them online so you can savor the delights of hand picking them from the comfort of your homes.