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Upcycled Cotton-Silk Sari: Navy Blue
Upcycled Cotton-Silk Sari: Navy Blue
Upcycled Cotton-Silk Sari: Navy Blue

Touch of Joy

Upcycled Cotton-Silk Sari: Navy Blue

Rs. 17,330.00

This upcycled sari, designed by Joy Bimal Roy, was donated to the Sari Bank. "One of my sister Yashodhara's oldest sarees was a magenta Kanjeevaram silk with a green zari border. The body of the saree was torn in several places but the border was intact. So I replaced the body with a navy blue Chanderi fabric and added a gold tissue pallav," says Roy.

“My tryst with upcycling saris began when 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.”

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

Navy Blue

Technique

Upcycling

Materials

Silk

Care Instructions

Dry clean only

SKU

JORO-21-104-SA

Disclaimer

All our products are meticulously handmade by master artisans one piece at a time. The slight variations from one item to the next are inherent in handmade products, making your purchase truly one of a kind.

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