Rajasthan has been practicing the ancient method of hand block printing on textiles with rich natural colors for approximately 500 years. The ‘recipes’ for the traditional plant-based dyes are developed within each family and passed down from generation to generation in traditional Bagru style block printing.
Hand Block Printing
Block printing is a time-consuming process that is sure to capture your attention. From wood carving a block to transferring an impression onto the fabric surface, the human hand offers the tiny variations and imperfections that are so appealing and peculiar to this method. The revival of the art form is facilitated by its use in contemporary silhouettes.
Hand Block Print Style
This is the traditional Rajasthani (Jaipuri) hand block floral print from natural dyes and handcrafted blocks.
The vast diversity of Block prints available now is unquestionably a distinct style. It is well-liked by the general public, Bollywood and Hollywood stars.
To aid artisans in improving their skill levels, the government began holding seminars, training programs, and design projects. Many such programs are being offered on a monthly basis, allowing artists to take their skills to a worldwide level and get access to lucrative international markets.
Another Reason To Buy These Products
You may select your prints according on the occasion, whether it’s for an office look, a casual look, or a party look, since they come in a range of patterns and designs. Block printed kurtas and hand block printed salwar suits are beautiful, but they never sacrifice the comfort and convenience of the wearer. Due to the handcrafted nature of the product, the print on the garment may be irregular, adding character to the outfit.
By buying this product, you’re not only contributing back to the Indian economy, but also helping Indian artists who toil day and night to nourish and feed their families.
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India has a special kind of connection with its artisans and the colorful culture found in the nook and corners of this land. Local art like basket weaving, temple paintings, terracotta vessels is just parts of our heritage hidden away.
We bring you the history, the forgotten legacies, through authentic art, right from their birthplaces, to you.
Clio’s Heritage Store is a store with a story. Every product comes with a tale of its very own. We promote various local artisans from every corner of India, while also upholding the legacy that our country holds. When you buy from us, you help keep alive the dreams of hundreds of handicraftsmen, you help contribute in the cause of keeping our ancestry alive. You help the cottage industries and the small businesses and mostly you keep our heritage alive.
So come, be a part of this journey of knowing history through the art of our country.