Silk India-2018 exhibition begins
India is the number one producer of silk in the world for which there is a huge demand both in the national as well as international markets. Different varieties of silk are reared based on climatic and geographic conditions of which only four namely Tassar, Eri, Mulberry and Muga are the prominent ones. Tassar and Muga are wild varieties of silk cultivated by silk worms fed on organically grown trees. Bihar, Assam and Chattisgarh are the three States where Tassar and Muga are produced.
On the occasion of Marriage season "Hastashilpi" - organized 10 days 'Silk India-2018' at Kalakendra, Bikram Chowk, Jammu Expo from 07.12.18 to 16.12.18. Various Silk Saree Weavers, Handloom Clusters and Silk Cooperative Societies showcasing their products in exposition. "The aim of the organization is to make accessible and attain the products directly to the customers, without the moderator to the weavers and artisans,'' said Hastashilpi organizer T. Abhinand. "Arini Silk Saris, Crepe & Georgette Silk Saris, Chiffon Silk Saris, Tassar silk sarees and suit, Kanjeevaram Silk Sarees & Wedding Saris, Designer fancy Saris, Darmavaram Silk Saris, Raw Silk & Tassar, Jute Silk Saris, Dhaka Silk Saris, Handloom Silk Cotton Saris, Silk Blends Saris & Stole, Silk Shawls, Uppada, Gadwal, Paithani Sarees, Mangalagiri & Pochampalli Silk Saris and many more products will be displayed in this silk expo", he added.