In those huge lines of migrants walking determinedly along the Mumbai-Nashik highway in Maharashtra, the image of this extraordinary mother sparked the imagination of the artist. Note: The woman and her two children were spotted among the migrant labourers walking on the Mumbai-Nashik Highway. But with the crowd building up, and also moving fast, the […]
The Ethical Silk Story – Eri Silk of Assam
https://spark.adobe.com/page-embed.js Daroonjinish is now working with the artisans from Assam, and creating beautiful hand spun ethical silk stoles . Please email us for your sample order.
Land, People, Culture & Textiles
Magic Natural Dyes The tradition of dyeing is also part of the cultural heritage of the Assamese communities. Even though there are no elaborate writings about the rich dyeing culture in Assam, the knowledge of dyeing with plants is widely spread. Being a protein fiber, eri silk absorbs the dyes very well, so the use […]
Famous Eri Silk of Assam – Making & Weaving
The cultivation and weaving of wild silk are rooted in the life and culture of the people of North East India, especially in the state of Assam in India. From the various types of silk of Assam, the rather unknown eri silk is particularly fascinating, as it is processed without killing the silkworm. Commonly silk cocoons […]