South Indian handlooms are a special blend of simplicity of cottons/soft silk fabrics and the richness of Zari borders and motifs. The colours vary from elegant tones to rich hues. There are many weaving techniques in the Southern part of the Country and each having its unique style but the use of handlooms and exquisite designs are common to all of them. .
On TerraHasta you will be able to choose from wide range of weaves from Karnataka, Telangana and Tamil Nadu, each saree showcasing a rich heritage.
The Geographical indicator (GI) tag is available to many weaving techniques. The GI tag defines the uniqueness and distinctiveness of Handicraft and Handlooms of a region. The Kasuti work of Uttar Karnataka (Northern Karnataka) is an embroidery technique which dates back to the Chalukya period. Pochampally sarees use an interesting dyeing technique – Ikkat – where the threads are dyed in different colours which when woven in specific patterns the outcome is magical designs.
Go ahead and shop from a range of Kasuti works and Ilkal sarees from Karnataka, Pochampally and Narayanpet sarees from Telangana and Chettinad cottons from Tamil Nadu. From party attire to cultural functions and daily wear these hand-woven sarees offer many options.