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Khari' Printed Cotton-Silk Sari: Aquamarine and Gold
Khari' Printed Cotton-Silk Sari: Aquamarine and Gold
Khari' Printed Cotton-Silk Sari: Aquamarine and Gold

Touch of Joy

Khari' Printed Cotton-Silk Sari: Aquamarine and Gold

Rs. 13,200.00

This aquamarine 'khari' printed sari is designed by Joy Bimal Roy. "I found this fabric and immediately bought 5.5 metres of the unusual 'khari' print (imitation gold leaf). I had no idea what to do for a pallu. But then, rummaging through, I discovered a piece of brocade that complemented it. So, I combined two disparate elements to make this sari,'' says Roy.

“My tryst with upcycling saris is paradoxically linked with loss. My sister, Yashodhara, left behind a legacy of coveted saris. She had impeccable taste,” says Roy. After gifting some saris, Roy began to salvage and restore others. "The challenge of integrating disparate elements into a seamless whole excites me. I choose fabric to complement each sari individually. And in that, my eternal quest for beauty and perfection have found their niche.”

A Sari Bank now welcomes contributions. So each sari gives at least three times: once when its donated, then when its upcycled, and finally, when proceeds of sales are donated to benefit a local hospice, Shanti Avedna Sadan, Mumbai.

Colour

Acquamarine

Technique

Upcycling

Materials

Chanderi Cotton-Silk

Care Instructions

Dry clean only.

SKU

JORO-20-37-SA

Product Dispatch & Shipping Notice

Dispatched within 5 working days of receiving your order. No refunds or returns.