History & Heritage

Life is lived forward and understood backwards. Our History and Heritage is important for our future to be bright. India has a rich past. It has a plethora of knowledge, legends and culture.


Popularity of Handloom Sarees in India

Handloom sarees are an integral part of Indian culture.  Every city, every village, every ...
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The Pen Art of the Kalamkari – Famous Hand Work of South India

An ancient Indian art from South India that originated about 3000 years ago and ...
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Sarees of Tamilnadu – Traditionally Woven in Vibrant Colors

Sarees of Tamil Nadu portray the cultural and traditional essence of the state. Famous ...
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The Tales of Bagru Block Prints

Introduction to Block Printing: Painstakingly laborious and anciently beautiful, the arduous yet elegant process ...
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Traditional Handprinted Handwoven Sarees of India

The handprints of the past The known and the unknown is always a delightful ...
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The Great Promoter of Khadi-Mahatma Gandhi

Fond Remembrance We remember Gandhiji fondly for what he did for us-Indians. He was ...
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Flawless Fabric of Gujarat

The past respected The agile and adroit hands of the Rajasthani craftsmen deftly stitch ...
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The Rajput Princess Casts a Spell on The Mughals

Magnificence Akbar's policy of matrimonial alliances marked a departure in India from previous practice ...
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The most unique saree- the Patola Saree

The Advent The quaint geometric designs are a giveaway to this ageless craft. The ...
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The History Of Weaving in Madhubani

Indian Culture: The old crafts have made us realize what a wonderful culture we ...
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From the Dairies of the Weavers – The weavers of Varanasi

Glory of Varanasi Varanasi is famous for its exemplary saree industry and has a ...
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WHAT’S IN A NAME?

WHAT’S IN A NAME? This article on Bangalore or Bengaluru has been well constructed ...
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PAITHANI LORES

PAITHANI LORES  Pratishthanapura or present day Paithan is said to be the capital of ...
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Handloom and Handicraft History

Evolution of Handlooms India’s heart lives in its villages and the villages’ heart is ...
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History of Sari

History of Sari The most graceful garment, sari has not only found a mention ...
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The Holkar Dynasty

TRIBUTE TO RANI AHILYABAI HOLKAR The Holkars are perhaps one of the most popular ...
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Knowing a little of everything always keeps you in good humour with friends. There you have it inadvertently we stumbled on the lesser known formula for success- is being well read. You must have an opinion about everything. As clothes have interested man since the ages and we at Shatika adore sarees therefore, the stories don’t end or quest is to give our readers more value for money. Our aspirations are high and we wish to quench your thirst.While we go to the length and breadth of our country to get for you information, anecdotes, weavers trials and jubilations. You can read all of this at your will and fancy. A mixed bag of reading will add depth to your life. We are your best friend and as friends are supposed to be loyal to each other. We promise to keep abreast of things and there will never be a dull moment in your life.