Tollywood upcoming actress, Former Miss Vijayawada Veena formally inaugurated the six-day, Silk India Expo 2017, Which is organised by Hastashilpi (Artisans and weavers welfare Association) at Sri Sesha Sai Kalyana Vedika, Bandar Road, Vijayawada.
“It’s glad to see various apparel, particularly Silk saries, designer ware products to be showcased in city under one roof’’ said Veena on the occasion.
Weavers and artisans from 21 States set up 70 stalls, Various Silk Saree Weavers, Handloom Clusters and Silk Co-operative Societies showcasing their products, On the occassion of this Sankranthi Festive.
The expo offers a range of Pure silk varieties including hand block print saris, suits and silk bed covers, designer dress materials, laces, kurtis, hand woven matka and Assam Muga fabrics, Apoorva Silk saris, Baluchari, Dhaka Masli, Gicha saris and boutique saris. The Expo will be go on till 10th Jan 2017.
The 70-odd stalls are laden with Kantha, zordoshi, Lucknow chikan work, Bhagalpur suits, Banarasi, reshmi, printed silk saris, Maheswari, Chanderi silk saris and suit and Kota, mulberry silk with temple border, Banaras Jamdani, Mysore silk, crepe and georgette silk, chiffon and tassar silk and suits, Designer ware & Border, Lazes, Kurtis, Hand Woven Matka & Assam Muga Fabrics, Apoorva Silk Saris, Baluchuri Saris, Embroidered designer silk saris and dress materials, Bhagalpur suits, Printed Silk Saris, Reshmi plain and Butti saris, Karnataka Silk Saris, Maheswari, Chanderi Silk Saris & Suit and Kota silk, Mulberry silk with temple border, Banaras Jamdani, Hand-woven saris are other highlights.