She was the most beautiful human being for her. She had never seen anyone with so much grace in their being that it resonated like a celestial instrument being played. Watching her live life like no one else could, she had no need to dream of far away lands to bring in a sense of achievement. She had her dream right before her eyes. She had the joy of a thousand butterflies in her eyes and the resilience of all the desert flowers in the world put together! She was Amma!
This brilliant red cotton polyester Jamdani saree is a vision!
Length: 5.5 meters ; Width: 47 inches
Blouse Piece: No
Wash Care: Dry Wash
Blouse: Su, the model is wearing a blouse called Sand Lacy roads
Fabric: Cotton Polyester. Cotton polyester jamdani saree made in Handloom using jacquard cards.
Disclaimer: The pictures are clicked in daylight. Colour may vary slightly from the image due to the screen brightness
The Jamdani is a testimony to the beautiful union of Mughal and ancient Indian cultures. Though the exquisite weave has been quite popular even before the Mughals, it is under them that Jamdani flourished and rose to become a weave that the world took notice of. The name Jamdani comes from the Persian language, the official language of the Mughals. Jam means flower and Dani means vase, symbolising the floral motifs that were popularly used in the weave. What it was called before this and its exact origins remain a mystery to date. However, the weave is said to have originated in Dhaka in present day Bangladesh. This art has earned recognition from the UNESCO as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
Mostly the designs are drawn on graph papers and placed below the saree to weave the exact pattern. Sometimes it's also set on a Jacquard which is to make the process faster. Threads of gold, silver and other colours are passed through the weft while weaving, making the motifs appear like they are floating on the extremely delicate and thin sheer-like base of the saree. Jamdani sarees are painstakingly woven by master weavers and their mastery is reflected in the surreal gorgeousness of each s