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Laksyah’s Exceptional Pen Kalamkaari Collections

Sunday, April 17, 2016


Laksyah curates a handpicked collection of Pen Kalamkaari sarees, showcasing innovative styles that can amaze any kalamkaari addict.

Pen Kalamkaari is an exquisite art of painted in fabrics. This could very well be one of the most ancient crafts to have flourished in India. The word is derived from the Persian words ghalam (pen) and kari (craftsmanship), meaning drawing with a pen (Ghalamkar). Evolved through trial and error for more than 3000 years, the craft has been passed on as legacy within families from generation to generation.

In India there are two types of kalamkari art. One, the Srikalahasti style and the other, the Machilipatnam style of art. Both styles are exemplary. When the former style exhibits Persian influence the later predominantly features Indian temples. Except the major difference in painting procedure, the entire steps involves in Kalamkaari in both styles are same. Painting is done using blocks in machilipatnam style whereas painting is done by using kalam in Srikalahasti style.

With the gaining popularity, this pen craft is primarily done to create Kalamkari sarees. Here at Laksyah, we have aesthetically revived the magnificence of this ancient art form of mythological exuberance in fashion, while preserving the ethnicity of the sacred craft. Our veteran craftsman use natural dyes to paint magnificent paintings on finest cotton and rich silk sarees. A kalamkaari saree is born through 17 painstaking steps. An epitome of dignity, sarees adorned with Kalamkaari work has always been favourite among saree lovers.

Laksyah features exclusive Kalamkari sarees that will give you a royal touch and make you stand out. Laksyah Kalamkaree Sarees are unique and classy. Fusing a flavor of contemporary touch in the right amount to conserve its grandeur and creatively weaving to cater to the needs of the present day woman. These sarees are perfect for every occasion whether it is a marriage, engagement, festival, family gathering, cocktail party or a family dinner. This evergreen Indian ethnic wear are available in different styles, materials and colors. At Laksyah you will be spoilt for choice.