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Red Silks from India

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Red Silks from India

Think of India and the colour you maybe think of is red. Red symbolises happiness and good fortune. Hindu women get married in red, the tilak mark on the forehead is red vermilion.

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Ikat Bedspreads

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Ikat Bedspreads

We've just added some beautiful silk Ikat bedspreads to our website. What is Ikat? Ikat is a complex weaving processes in which the weft or warp threads are resist dyed or tie dyed with bindings before the fabric is woven. In double Ikat both warp and weft threads are tie dyed. The resulting fabric may have a characteristic slightly fuzzy edge to the design. Often the threads are tie dyed several times with different bindings to produce more complex patterns. Ikat is traditionally woven in many places including Afghanistan and Central Asia, Indonesia, Japan, China, India and South America. The etymology of...

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