Sky Blue saree With Pink And Orange Border- Jamdani Linen Saree With Orange Blouse comes with Handloom Mark by Government of India.
Linen is one of the oldest fabrics known to mankind. Linen is the byproduct of Flax plant. The fabric, though a little heavier is very comfortable and breathable. Usually in earthy hues these fabrics give an onlooker and wearer a very pleasent feel. It's sweat absorbance is higher than cotton making them perfect for hot summers.
Shantipur (also known as Santipur) is a city and a municipality in Nadia district in the Indian state of West Bengal. This small town has been declared a city recently.Santipur is famous for handloom sarees from ancient times. After the partition of India, many weavers came from Dhaka of Bangladesh and started to reside here in Phulia region, which is a Panchayat area of Santipur.. Many skilled weavers from Dhaka, in current day Bangladesh, migrated into West Bengal and settled around the cities of Shantipur and Kalna (Ambika Kalna) of Bardhaman district. Both are traditionally renowned centers for producing hand-woven fabrics sold throughout the country. Through government support for Indian handicrafts and arts, the weaving community slowly grew and thrived. Saris and finely woven feather-touch textiles are still being produced in the same traditional method today.
Jam meaning flower and Dani meaning a vase. Jamdani is a hand loom woven fabric made of cotton, which historically was referred to as muslin. Jamdani weaving tradition is of Bengali origin. It is one of the most time and labor-intensive forms of hand loom weaving.