Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / CCIC organises 'Woven Wonders' to promote Indian handloom
CCIC organises 'Woven Wonders' to promote Indian handloom
06
Jun '13
In an endeavour to celebrate and promote the Indian handloom, the Central Cottage Industries Corporation of India Ltd. is organising an exhibition-cum-sale of exclusive summer collection 'Woven Wonders' from 5th to 12th June, 2013 in CCIC's showroom here.

The celebration of ‘Woven Wonders’ in CCIC showroom envisages the handloom exhibition showcasing sarees, ready to wear, dress fabric, dupattas and home linen in Chanderi, Maheshwari and Ikat.

Chanderi, best-known handloom textile in India, made with mix of silk and cotton are known for their sheer texture, light weight and a glossy transparency that sets them apart from other textiles.

One of the unique collections of textile from Madhya Pradesh is Maheshwari. Maheshwari fabric which conjures up a picture of royal elegance, majestic in its designs, woven from silk and cotton fibres and embellished with gold zari in stripes and checks having a dual tone check, block, bagh print bearing tribal motifs are exceptional works.

Another famous textile from Andhra Pradesh is Ikat providing one of the richest handcrafted textiles in variety of fibres, cottons, silks and wool. One of the striking aspect of Ikat fabric is widespread existence of coarse count cotton, relatively weighty in stripes and checks.

The Central Cottage Industries Corporation of India Limited (CCIC) retails authentic Indian Handlooms and Handicrafts through its showrooms in New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bengaluru and Chennai. The products are being sourced from weavers, master weavers, artisans, craftpersons and master craftsmen and National Awardees, Shilp Gurus and clusters.

The emporium showcases the finest crafts from all over India under one roof ranging from sarees, ready to wear, furnishings, home linen accessories, exquisite sculptures, paintings, artefacts, metal ware, woodcraft, pottery, stoneware & marble craft, branded bankura silver, carpets, furniture, jewellery, craft items, herbal products and much more. Each product is unique reflecting the traditional myths, folklores, religious beliefs, cultural ethos and rich heritage of India.

Ministry of Textiles


Must ReadView All

Robert Lighthizer speaking at the opening of the ministerial plenary of the 16th Forum of AGOA, in Lome. Courtesy: US Embassy in Togo

Textiles | On 17th Aug 2017

US committed to Africa, Lighthizer tells AGOA forum

The United States and Africa can jointly create a better business...

Textiles | On 17th Aug 2017

Sri Lankan textile exports down 4.1% in May 2017

After showing positive trend for two consecutive months, Sri Lankan...

Courtesy: CBEC

Textiles | On 17th Aug 2017

E-commerce firms need to file monthly statements: CBEC

India’s Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has clarified that ...

Interviews View All

Kamlesh Vaghela
RK Textiles

Very few machinery manufacturers have R&D units

Karin Ekberg
Leadership & Sustainability

Sustainable models are beneficial for brands, retailers and manufacturers

Abhimanyu Singh Rathore & Barbara Anna Kosiorek
Kannbar

‘Blending cultures is the true beauty of fashion, where one’s imagination...

Larry L Kinn
Suominen Corporation

Larry L Kinn, Senior Vice President - Operations Americas of Suominen...

Mohammad Hassan
Biax Fiberfilm

About one in every 20 patients picks up an infection while hospitalised....

Suresh Patel
Sidwin Fabric

Sidwin Fabric is a manufacturer and exporter of polypropylene textiles and ...

Prathyusha Garimella
Prathyusha Garimella

Hyderabad-based designer <b>Prathyusha Garimella</b> is known for blending ...

Madhu Jain
Madhu Jain

She grew up in the walled city of Old Delhi, completed her studies, and...

Jay Ramrakhiani
Occasions Elegance Wear

It is believed that by early 19th century, Varanasi weavers had moved away ...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

August 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes
69.0%
No
17.2%
Skip
13.8%

Total Votes: 29

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes
41.4%
No
37.9%
Skip
20.7%

Total Votes: 29

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes
82.8%
No
6.9%
Skip
10.3%

Total Votes: 29

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.

Active Poll

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes
58.6%
No
10.3%
Skip
31.0%

Total Votes: 29


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search



X