Pochampally, a cluster of 80 villages, is an interesting combination of tradition, history, heritage, and modernity is widely known for Pochampally Saree - the most typical weaving village in Nalgonda District of Andhra Pradesh. The weaves of Pochampally are popularly known as Ikkat or tie and dye weaves. Where, first design and coloring are transferred onto warp and weft threads and then same are weaved together. The design on the traditional looms of Pochampally are more than a century-old. Today, there are more than 10000 weaving families in 100 villages.
Pochampally weaving cluster is mainly concentrated on producing cotton products. Silk saris are produced based on the customer orders. The unique Pochampally weaving standout for their intricate patterns created by coloring onto warp and weft threads first and then weaves them together in Ikat style. Spectacular designs are beautifully composed with combination of vibrant colors and rich count of threads. The range of products includes, silk and cotton sari, scarves, stoles, bags, pouches, sari bags, and women's dress materials. Men's wear includes shirts, kurtas, and pants. Others include bed sheets, Divan sets and curtains.
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