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Jamdani Sarees or Dhakai Jamdani Sarees are found in Bangladesh and in parts of Nadia district of West Bengal in places such as Fulia, Santipur and Habibpur. These are made with Handloom with an interweave of Resham and Cotton, which ensures are fine balance between shine and comfort. Further, characteristic motifs which run across the length of the sarees enhancing its overall look, ensures that it is a must in every Bengali wardrobe.
Dhakai Jamdani is characterised by the Motifs made with single unbroken thread. The artistry is finer and thus, it is pricier than usual Jamdani range found in the market. To identify a Dhakai Jamdani Saree, please observe the obverse side of the motifs to find if the same is made with one thread or multiple broken threads.
Jamdani sarees found in Fulia or Santipur are made with broken threads. As a result, these take lesser time to make, and the numbers and variety are more. The pricing is also affordable for most. Presently, Fulia Jamdani sarees are made with Handloom as well as Mechanized looms which do not involve artisans.
To identify a Handloom Jamdani saree from a machine made, weaves need to be closely observed. The weaves in a handwoven Jamdani sarees would be loosely woven, would be minute unevenness in places. Machine made ones have taut weaves with an uncomfortable evenness. Also, to withstand rigours of machine, yarn used in machines is thicker with higher tensile strength. Thus, thicker the threads in the Jamdani sarees, chances of it being a machine made are fairly high.
It is a prized possession for any women since these are gracious, easy to drape and can be worn on multiple occasions. If you are looking at buying Jamdani sarees online, kindly check our selection of Jamdani sarees.