Chandigarh,11.12.19-PareeHaat is the stage, where designers, weavers will get to showcase their beautiful designs and pieces of art created by them.
Elaborating on the same, the extravaganza will provide the platform to the artisans and craftsmen to show their skills, craft work, weaves, handlooms and much more.
PareeHaat will try & reach out bringing the bestest of the best workmanship from each & every state of India be it weaves, embroideries, handicrafts, jewellery, beauty products or anything pertaining to the flavours and spices of India.
So, here's what PareeHAAT would be looking for :-
Gadwall sarees with beautiful zari work with Kuttu borders.
Dharmavaram sarees, favorite of saree connoisseurs and modern brides.
From Banarsi to Kanjivaram, you can’t afford to miss Chickankari or the Rajasthani Shisha.
Sikkim gets you Lepcha, well known for handloom traditions, used for traditional garments as well as shoulder bags, napkins.
Uttrakhand makes high quality woolen products like shawls, stoles & wraps in Panchachuli weaves.
Telangana is famous for Pochampally Double Ikkat, gets you iconic sarees in geometric patterns.
Tripura gives us Pachera, which is essentially a long cloth worn by women of that region.
Naga shawls, Sambalpuri sarees, Phulkari from Punjab, Manipur’s Phanek, Eri Silk from Meghalaya and Mizoram’s Puans which is sadly disappearing, will definitely be tried to featured in our exhibition.
Kerala’s Kasavu, the pride of Kerala gives us the off-white & gold Kasavu sarees, which is famously worn by women of Malayali community on the occasion of Onam.
Madhya Pradesh Chanderi refers to Hindu mythology, was first introduced by Lord Krishna’s cousin Sheeshupal. The sarees are light and sheer have earned the name Woven Air are a combination of cotton & Silk fabric. Petani from Maharashtra is definitely a royal fabric which is beautiful from both sides.
Jharkhand gives Kuchai silk and is giving work to lakhs of artisans and weavers in that region, the silk is now being appreciated by Indians as well as foreigners.
Karnataka's Mysore silk is known for their quality & craftsmanship are traditionally woven with pure silk & gold zari and is loved by one and all.
From Goa's older tribe Kunbi comes a cotton checkered fabric, that was draped as a saree, just below the knees, by the tribal women, who worked in paddy fields. Which was completely stopped & is revived by Wendell Rodricks, will also be pitched.
Gujarat's, colorful Bandhani sarees, Bihar's Bhagalpuri silk, Kosa silk from Chhattisgarh, Assam's Monga silk, is known for its royalty. Well not to miss the beautiful Mekhela Chadar, we will definitely try and get it all.
Andhra Pradesh's fine Kalamkari comes from Persian word Kalam, it is a pen art that tells us the story of Hindu mythology. The art form is now popular as a block print, used on sarees, dupattas and more.
Arunachal's Petani is where the weavers weave a geometric pattern mainly angular & zig-zag.
Kullu Shawls, from an integral part of Himachal Pradesh. Made out of Angora wool and local sheep wool, which is very beautiful, soft and very warm. Kashmir is famous for its Karigari, be it Pashmina shawls, silk suits, dupattas, paper-mache or the wooden craft, our endeavour is to get them all.