Get Your Hands on iTokri’s Amazing Bandhani Hand-loomed Towels
If you’re looking for something exceptional, beautiful yet precise, choose a Bandhani handloom cotton towel from iTokri, India’s one-stop destination for all handcrafted gifts and goodies. At iTokri, we design beautiful Indian gift ideas to help you find the perfect gift for any occasion. We have created these high-quality Bandhani-dyed cotton towels to highlight India’s rich heritage and to bring a traditional touch to every aspect of your life. The products at iTokri are meant to get you directly in contact with India’s heritage art forms, which have been home-made traditionally by men and women throughout India over the millenniums. The fabrics used in these iTokri natural handloom cotton towels have been dyed by hand in some of the most remote areas of Kutchh and added an extra edge by adding innovative painting techniques making these pieces an accurate statement of craftsmanship excellence.
History of Bandhani Prints
There are many myths in India about the origin of Bandhani prints, but there is no truth to such stories. As per the historical facts and use of fabric, it is known that the Bandhani art originated around 5000 years ago in Gujarat. But more than that, it was common practice among kings to wear red-dyed turbans during royal weddings. Once this habit became popular, local artists started practising the craft using different patterns and designs on their turbans. This artwork is still being practised all over India, following this age-old tradition.
Different types of Dyes
Dyes are essential for producing clothes and fabrics because it helps them have unique colours that customers can quickly identify. There are numerous types of dyes available today in the market. Vat dyes, Direct dyes, Naphthol dyes and Procion Dye are some of them. These solid chemical dyes are mainly used for industrial purposes like in the textile industry, dyeing fabric with different colours etc.
Steps involved in the Dying process
- The first step is to remove excess moisture from your fabric and prepare them for dyeing. To do this, simply soak your fabric overnight in warm water. The excess water will be removed by squeezing the material and dipping it under running water.
- Next, place your garment in the dye bath and allow it to soak for a few minutes. You can use any colour or alternate shades for a more vibrant look.
- You can also create patterns using different colours depending on what you want to achieve—like stripes or lettering!
iTokri’s Bandhani 100% Cotton Towels - Thoughtfully Designed
Achieve an ethereal look with this superior-quality handloom printed cotton towel. These tye-dye towels are perfect hand-crafted pieces from the heart of Kutch. The detailed bandhani design adds an enchanting appeal to your bathroom space. In this way, iTokri also introduces you to the finest artisans whose traditional techniques are used to create our tie-dyed garments. This unique Bandhani cotton towel's vibrant colour reveals the region's richness and beauty. Made in India with pure handloom cotton, these tye dye cotton towels are created to celebrate folk culture and heritage and to inspire a sense of tradition, creating moments of joy for all who own it in your home. Made of pure 100% cotton fabric, this towel is easy to wash and maintain. So, buy natural dyed towels at iTokri and add a piece of art to your home decor.
Why Choose iTokri?
iTokri presents you with the best handcrafted products from all over India. You get a wide range of products such as bottoms/pants online, dress suit materials, Kurtis online, printed skirts, blouse materials and many others, all crafted by skilled artists. iTokri introduces one to India's rich heritage and continues empowering the talented local artisans.
1. What is bandhani print?
Indian bandhani design is made by plucking the cotton with the fingernails. These tiny designs are formed by squeezing small fibre pieces through a sheath and binding them with others to create a pattern.
2. Are dots stripes only available in bandhani cotton towels?
No, dots and stripes are not just available in bandhani cotton towels. There are various other crafts wherein dots, and stipes have been used to create intricate patterns.