Lucknow is known for its love for the finer things in life. And Lucknow is ready to welcome artisans and weavers for the National Silk Expo at Baradari, Qaiserbagh from October 19-22. So get your shopping bags and pick up the creations of the best cotton and silk weavers in the country.
A Plethora of Styles
The expo is featuring more than 1,50,000 varieties of sarees and dress materials to browse through and choose from.
It features a variety of styles such as the double weave Ikktas, Ghicha silks and cottons, jute silks available in earthy shades and vibrant colours. Specialities such as the famed Kantha work saris from West Bengal is also on display. With the Diwali season just around the corner, it’s a golden opportunity to refresh your wardrobe and avail the mind-boggling discounts.
The exhibition also take visitors down a trip to weaving lane, where they will learn about some of the vintage techniques used in the process.
What makes it a must visit?
The uniqueness of the event lies in the fact that you will directly be purchasing from the weavers and artisans. They have traveled from different states of the country- Rajasthan, Madhaya Pradesh in the North, and in the South, all the way from Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh.
Looking for more than just sarees? Look no further because National Silk Expo has you covered. Traditional themed jewellry or furnishing items are all available here so you can leave with those shopping bags stuffed to the brim!
The expo is about more than just buying fancy jewellery and sarees. It is about learning the weaving culture and about the lives of the artisans. Be sure to visit the expo soon, before it closes down on October 22 and you’ll be all set to celebrate your Diwali in some traditional ensemble!