Silk is intermingled with the life and culture of Indians. Each festival, wedding, any occasion demands a saree. It is actually our tradition! Shatika is Indian in concept and execution. Our quest has been to give to our saree lovers, sarees from all over the country. Though India produces all varieties of silk. Our silk sarees are unique. The saree is almost synonymous with the word silk. It is the traditional costume of Indian woman since time immemorial. There are innumerable references in Indian literature about this draped garment and the style of wearing differs from time to time, region to region and people to people. The silk sarees of India are among the living examples of the excellent craftsmanship of the. The artistic and aesthetic sense of Indian weavers is not content with striking colours they choose for the fabrics, but lies in their mastery over the creation of floral designs, beautiful textures, fine geometry and the durability of such work. The weaver not only weaves but puts in it- intense feeling and emotion. In India, there are a number of silk weaving centres spread all over the country, known for their distinct and typical style and products. For Indians, particularly ladies, silk is a lifeline – the elixir of all ruffles of dressing. Silk is always woven interwoven with way of life and culture of a region. Craftsmen all over the Indian sub-continent master their weaving of sarees to make it, as exclusive as one can think of, putting motif designs, colours, pattern and versatility in them. No two sarees can be of same design left to the choice of weaver, thus there is innumerable pattern or diversity. When God has made each one of us uniquely then why should man less creativity than the master. Even two pea pods are not alike.
Shatika salutes the interest of the government to promote handloom sarees. So that the weavers get a better deal in life because they are heritage and tradition, which bind us Indians together. As we say at Shatika Love India Love Indianness
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.