Pochampally in Nalagonda district of Andhra Pradesh, India, is well known for its Pochampally brand of fabrics, being cotton silk or a combination of the two. The ikkat technique is used to weave Pochampally cotton. Ikat or Ikkat is a dyeing technique wherein bindings or substances resisting dye penetration are applied over the fibres in pre-determined patterns and then the threads are dyed. Alteration of binding and using more than one colour for dyeing produces multi-coloured thread effect. Removal of bindings and the subsequent weaving of the threads would form the desired pattern woven in the fabric. The determining characteristic of ikat is the dyeing of patterns, by means of bindings, on the threads prior to the weaving of the fabric. More precision in the application of the resist bindings, finer would be the pattern formed. Ikkat is classified into single and double ikat styles. Pochampally cottons come in a wide range of colours and with unique patterns. The artistic excellence of ikat prints can be gauged from its traditional motifs of flowers, dancing girl, creepers, leafs, parrot, animals, birds, mythological characters and geometrical patterns. Most f the ikkat printed salwar kameez has repeated geometrical patterns of diamonds (rattan chowk), circles, squares and lines etc.
The black and light grey with green Pochampally cotton salwar kameez has alternate black and light grey horizontal bands with zari embroidered buttis and a green patch border on the kameez. The plain green cotton salwar is a fitting contrast. The green silk chunni has a white floral embroidered border and black horizontal stripes on it. This pleasant piece would do for office, festivals, social events and even casual outings. Salwar kameez is an unique and significant outfit wore by Indian women. This trend is followed from years in our country. Usually, Salwar consists of a top, bottom and a chunni. Salwars posse’s versatile features when compared to other outfits used by women, they are very light in weight. It makes the person feel free. Women in India mainly use salwars has college wear, party wear, teachers, office wear and also bridal and traditional functions. There are many excellent prints of embroidery and designer works. Salwars material can be weaved on hand known has handloom salwars. The Pochampally cotton means a rich fabric woven with a raised design, often using gold or silver threads. The dresses are known for their gold and silver brocade or zari, fine silk and opulent Pochampally cotton kameez with brocade work along with plain salwar and brocade dupatta is an exceptional wear for wedding, bridal occasions. Pochampally cotton Kameez mainly appear in pure silk, organza with zari and silk, georgette, katan, crepe silk, Supernet, Patola cotton and Shattir. Zari woven pure silk fabric is one of the Indian royal salwar kameez Potthan and betta are some of the famous zari brocades. Amru brocades are woven entirely in silk. Most benarasi salwar kameez have intricate floral and foliage patterns, kalga and bel brocades.
Unnati Silks, has trendy designs, attractive patterns, in pleasing colours and combinations in its wide collection of Pochampally cotton salwar suits and Sarees, at very reasonable prices.
Unnati is one of the largest Indian ethnic online websites with over 300 varieties of traditional sarees and salwar kameez.Dispatch is within 24 hours of order. Free delivery & COD is provided for retail.Worldwide express shipping caters to almost all countries across the world. Contact: UNNATI SILK PRINTS PVT. LTD, #3-4-360, Vajra Complex, General Bazar (Tobacco Bazar), M.G.Road, Hyderabad-500003.AP,India. 040-64555251 or 97000 57744.
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