Hailing in the North East, Bijoynagar Cluster can be termed as an Eri Silk
weaving area. Centuries of Eri Silk worm breeding and silk making has helped
this area to create some of the most inspirationally valued and uniquely
Eri silk is mostly used in making stoles, scarves besides dress materials,
cushion or pillow covers and home furnishings.
Skill sets of the artisans, is amply evident from the products that emanate
from this ‘silken’ cluster that exhibit finesse and artistry that is beyond
Fine necked tops (kurtas or khamees - jackets), ‘butti’ splashed shawls,
kaleidoscopic designed scarves or plain and pure tableware, all reckon for an
eye share and place in the minds of the buyers.
Handicraft skills deployed on handlooms made in silk is beautifully showcased
in Bijoynagar Cluster products that attract buyers from near and far.
Come and take a piece from the chequered past of Bijoynagar and buy its
handlooms made from the exceptional Eri Silk that goes in to the making of hued
and coloured scarves, stoles, shawls or home textiles and furnishings, alike!
Mr. Uttam Baruah
State Institute of Rural Administration, Guwahati
G. S. Road, Khanapa,
Guwahati - 781 022,
Phone: +91 - 361 - 233 - 2138/5154
Mobile: +91 - 97078 40184