Khandua Facts from GI (Geographical Indications) Document: Origin of Khandua traces back to 12th Century AD and it is closely associated with Lord Jagannath Temple rituals at Puri, Odisha. Khandua is the Weave of the single largest cluster in Odisha at Nuapatna. Here, 10,000 weavers are present with approximately 6000 looms. The Weaves varieties are Nabarangi, Tarabali, Gitagobinda Bastra etc. Common Motifs are Star, temple, conch, rudrakshya, fish, chakra, lotus, swan, peacock, parrot, deer, elephant, horse, lion etc. Nature truly is the origin of all designs. Man is just an intelligent being, trying to decipher nature eternally and depicting it through various art. Here, it is the best of single ikat! Single ikat means one out of warp and weft is tied and dyed prior to weaving, giving curvilinear ikat patterns par excellence in the finished weave! This lightweight pure silk yellow red body with single ikat pasapali border in red color, is perfect for functions, pujas and simply any occasion and in any season! The Khandua weavers have made this unique piece with lot of love with their dexterous skilled hands. Such a Khandua looks elegant beyond imagination!
Note: The size of kumbha(temples) at borders may change and anchal design may also change, based on latest weave from weaver. Please book video call at 9937017033 for checking exact piece before ordering!