Handblock printed with a quintessential kharek (among) motif and dots like a starry night sky. The Ajrakh process includes several stages of washing and natural dyeing with organic pigments, which makes this cotton mul as soft, buttery and beautiful to drape like a well-worn vintage saree from a grandmother’s wardrobe. No starchiness at all!
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Think princesses and nayikas, tinkering down candlelit palace halls in the wee hours of the night, in mysteriously sensuous garb akin in it’s appearance to the night sky and all of it’s stars. Keeping their trysts; as the delicate tinkling of a hundred ghungroos announces an arrival to a lover in the shadows
Black, burgundy with hints of indigo, all the pigments used to dye this drape are organic and natural. The palla is lined with tinkling, delicate silver ghungrus that create melodious sounds as the wearer moves. Handprinted on a light, soft, breezy pure cotton mul, this is a mystical spring-summer saree. Here’s how this range of sarees sound and move with their ghungroos in action, swipe through the carousel post on our Instagram feed!
Cotton Mul, Powerloom, Handblock Printed in the Ajrakh tradition
Delicate hand wash with mild detergent. The silver ghungrus may develop an oxidised effect naturally over time.
Ajrakhpur, Kutch, India by artisan designer Mr Soyab Khatri
Yes, a polka dotted block piece with an Ajrakh border