What Is Kalamkari?Kalamkari, Qalamkari or Kalam Kari is an Ancient Indian Form of Hand Painting on Fabric. It is a form of Fabric Printing Techniques in which ‘Kalam’ that is a special purpose pen is used to print on a fabric. The fabric pen used by these artists is usually made of bamboo to create mesmerizing designs on fabric. In fact, the word, ‘Kalamkari’ itself means Pen Craft.
What Is Kalamkari Fabric?
Where Is Kalamkari Fabric Made?
Hand Printed Fabric Indian Kalamkari
The entire process of making a Kalamkari fabric is labor intensive. It involves more than 15 levels and takes about 3 to 6 weeks to complete it. The end result emerges into an original artwork which is cherished by those who love organic cotton fabric.
How Is Kalamkari Fabric Made?
In Kalamkari designs, you will usually find primary colors like red, green, blue, black and white in the painting. The background shade is mostly in beige or reddish color. The most common kalamkari prints are which depicts mythological characters, temples, animals or vintage floral designs. Sometimes, you may find abstract painting designs.
Why Use Kalamkari Fabric?The colors imprinted on Kalamkari fabric are permanent and do not fade easily. The material becomes softer and the designs get shiner after each wash. This fabric is organic in nature and beneficial for the skin.
Who Uses Kalamkari?
Recommended Uses of Kalamkari Fabric:
Kalamkari Fabric Beige Organic
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