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Upcycled Ganga-Jamuna Cotton Sari: Natural, Red and Black

Touch of Joy

Upcycled Ganga-Jamuna Cotton Sari: Natural, Red and Black

Rs. 5,500.00

This upcycled Ganga-Jamuna cotton sari, designed by Joy Bimal Roy, was donated by Savitha Suri to the Sari Bank. "It was a natural white sari with borders in black and red. I used a printed black and red cotton print as the pallav. It makes for a simple but striking saree,'' 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

Natural White, Red and Black

Technique

Upcycling

Materials

Cotton

Care Instructions

Dry clean only

SKU

JORO-20-27-SA

Product Dispatch & Shipping Notice

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