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Upcycled Kanjivaram Silk Sari: Blue and Gold
Upcycled Kanjivaram Silk Sari: Blue and Gold
Upcycled Kanjivaram Silk Sari: Blue and Gold

Touch of Joy

Upcycled Kanjivaram Silk Sari: Blue and Gold

Rs. 11,000.00

This upcycled Kanjivaram sari, designed by Joy Bimal Roy, was donated by Vanita Grover Rajpal to the Sari Bank. ''I didn't like the border or the pallav so I replaced both witha gold border, pink piping, and a pallav of a complementary fabric. It transformed the sari completely. For the better, I think!'' 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

Blue and Gold

Technique

Upcycling

Materials

Silk

Care Instructions

Dry clean only.

SKU

JORO-20-28-SA

Product Dispatch & Shipping Notice

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