Category Archives: Silk

The Grace and Glory of Banarasi Sarees

Shri. Devender Singh, B.Tech (Textiles),LLB.,MBA [This article appeared in one of the issue of Silk Mark Vogue] Saree is the national dress of Indian women and plays an integral part in a woman’s life. They are the most popular choice … Continue reading

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Pochampally Sarees A Sheer Delight for Women of Fashion

Written by :  B. Chandankumar, Assistant Director(Insp.), SMOI, Central Silk Board, Hyderabad Pochampalli – the silk city of Andhra Pradesh consisting of 10,000 weaver families spread over to 100 villages is famous for “Pochampalli sarees” with a unique tie & dye … Continue reading

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Gharcholas of Gujarat

by Shri Gautam Mitra & Shri. M. A. Moon, Scientists, CSTRI Handloom delicacies of India keep amazing people around the globe with its varied weaves, intricate designs and spectacular colour combinations which are very unique and special for every weaving cluster. … Continue reading

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Pride of Bengal – Baluchari Sarees

Written by Ranjeet Bhattacharjee Joint Secretary (Tech.), CSB & Nodal Officer, SMOI Bengal is famous for its unique craftsmanship and artistic values. The unique products of even rural artisans bear the impression of high artistic values. Similarly the Bengal handloom … Continue reading

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THE MARVEL OF KANCHIPURAM SAREES

[By K.M.A. KADHAR &  Dr. G. HARIRAJ, Scientists, Silk Testing & Conditioning House,  Kanchipuram and appeared in Silk Mark Vogue] Kanchipuram town is also known as silk city since the main profession of the people is weaving silk sarees. The … Continue reading

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An exclusive saree – Paithani Silks

Paithani Silks (Written by : T.Sivakumar, Assistant Director (Insp.), SMOI, Central Silk Board, Bangalore and is a certified Black Belt holder in Six Sigma) I have heard people talking about Paithani Silk sarees for years and in spite of working … Continue reading

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Care for Vanya Silks

(Written by : T.Sivakumar, Assistant Director (Insp.), SMOI, Central Silk Board, Bangalore and is a certified Black Belt holder in Six Sigma) There are now over 500 different varieties of natural silk identified and out of this only four of … Continue reading

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A Historic Moment for Indian Silk

(Written by : T.Sivakumar, Assistant Director (Insp.), SMOI, Central Silk Board, Bangalore and is a certified Black Belt holder in Six Sigma) In tune with its status as  second largest producer   and largest consumer of silk in  the world, India … Continue reading

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Srinagar Silk Mark Expo

(Written by : T.Sivakumar, Assistant Director (Insp.), SMOI, Central Silk Board, Bangalore and is a certified Black Belt holder in Six Sigma) Silk Mark Expos are back again with a bang. The first Expo will be held from 16 - 24 … Continue reading

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National Technology Day

(Written by : T.Sivakumar, Assistant Director (Insp.), SMOI, Central Silk Board, Bangalore and is a certified Black Belt holder in Six Sigma) We have heard about Children’s day? Women’s day? Mother’s day?….What is this National Technology Day? India has declared … Continue reading

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