This post is part of the Chennai Bloggers Club’s CBC VIBGYOR BLOG TAG where some of us will write a post on the colours of VIBGYOR each day starting 1st of September to the 7th of September.
The colour theme for today’s post is INDIGO !
Another place which I fondly hold dear to my heart is Kanchipuram. The temples, the ancient history and the vibrant and colourful silk industry make it all the more a treat to the eyes.
Here is the lovely INDIGO thread used in the making of a silk sari…what a beautiful creation of art !! I was amazed at the way, these looms work and how much of hard work goes into making a sari, the traditional hand-woven way.
It’s a heart-warming thing to know that such weaving art has not succumbed to the industrialization and people still order their wedding saris, with the specific design and colors, to be handwoven. Once we actually see the hard work that goes into the weaving of a sari, we’ll never bargain on the price nor wonder why the handwoven silk sari is priced so high. There needs to be value for the labor involved.