Chapakriti is a homage to traditional printing techniques like Kalamkari and Ajrakh on a wide range of fabrics like Silk, Tussar silk, Banarasi Georgette, Georgette and Cotton. This collection also consists of digital printing and age old printing techniques as well.
Kalamkari is a sustainable craft, 'Kalam' (pen) and Kari (craftsmanship) in Persian for the art of hand painting done on fabrics with the use of a pen and extended to include hand block printing. It includes hand-drawn, painted and dyed wall cloth in natural colors which gives our collection a lot of bright shades but yet has a very muted look. Chapakriti also includes some exclusive Ajrakh printed sarees with traditional silk borders."Ajrak", is derived from "Azrak", meaning blue in Arabic as blue is a prominently used shade with red along with geometric & floral patterns. Ajrakh is a block-printed textile that is resist-dyed using natural dyes such as indigo and madder. It is made by the Khatris community in Kutch, Gujarat.
Find many other printed sarees, in a wide range of fabrics, and even wider range of colours as part of this collection.