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Upcycled Silk Banarasi Sari: Black
Upcycled Silk Banarasi Sari: Black
Upcycled Silk Banarasi Sari: Black

Touch of Joy

Upcycled Silk Banarasi Sari: Black

Rs. 12,710.00

This upcycled sari, designed by Joy Bimal Roy, was donated to the Sari Bank. "This black silk saree was donated by Ava Verma with multicoloured motifs. It belonged to her mother Silloo Captain. It had no border or pallav and the motifs contained too many colours. I dyed it black to disguise the motifs, and then added a broad black and silver border and pallav. It has turned into a very flamboyant saree,'' 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

Black

Technique

Upcycling

Materials

Silk

Care Instructions

Dry clean only

SKU

JORO-21-90-SA

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