Hindustan Times

Ikat in Home Decor

The Warp and the Weft Incorporating the beautiful symmetrical and geometric patterns of Ikat into your home can give it a beautiful makeover very easily. There is something alluring about the Ikat weaves. Perhaps it stems from the fact that it is a traditional handloom one or just that it is so pleasing on the… Read More Ikat in Home Decor

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Pochampally – Decoding the Warp and the Weft

A small village off Hyderabad is taking small but sure steps to resurrect the art of Ikat by reinventing the wheel quite literally. A drive through a beautiful countryside road in Telangana throws up many surprises that soothe the urban soul. I was headed on one such road, when I spied a lake full of… Read More Pochampally – Decoding the Warp and the Weft

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Taneira – sarees across India under one roof

Taneira is the youngest brand from Titan which aims to revive one of the oldest occupations of handloom weaving and the oldest garment – the saree. The collection of handwovens and handcrafted saris include Mugas from Assam, cottons from Chettinad, Tussars from Bhagalpur, Ikats from Gujarat, Andhra and Orissa; Jamdhanis from Bengal, Chikankari work from… Read More Taneira – sarees across India under one roof

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Pochampally – Ikat Weaves

Tie & Dye – Warp & Weft A small town located a mere 50 kilometres away from Hyderabad, Pochampally is an ancient Ikat weaving center in India that is known for the famed Ikat weave. It is similar to the Orrisa and Gujarat geometric weaves and Pochampally is known for its traditional geometric patterns in… Read More Pochampally – Ikat Weaves