Large Bhujodi Woolen Shawl [Gray]

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Bhujodi weaving is a traditional craft rooted in the village of Bhujodi, near Bhuj in the Kutch district of Gujarat, India. Renowned for its intricate handloom textiles, Bhujodi is a hub of skilled weavers who produce a variety of woven products. The craft encompasses the use of locally sourced wool to create shawls. The weavers often work on pit looms, creating distinct and culturally rich pieces that showcase the artistry and heritage of this unique weaving tradition.


**Dimensions:** This Kutchi shawl is approx 6.5 FT X 3 FT

**Artisan Communities:** Various artisan communities in and around Bhuj are involved in textile production. Kutch wool shawls are meticulously crafted by skilled artisans, often women, using traditional handloom techniques. The art of weaving has been passed down through generations.

**Woolen Fabric:** These shawls are woven using wool as the primary material. The wool is sourced locally, and the shawls are known for their warmth and comfort. No mixture of any other fibers like viscose, synthetic, etc.

**Embroidery Work:** This Kutch wool shawl feature intricate embroidery work. These embellishments adds a decorative and festive touch to the shawls, making them suitable for special occasions like weddings, prayers, festivals like Christmas, Diwali, Eid, Ramadan, parties, or any special occasion.

**Hand Spun and Handwoven:** The wool used in Kutch shawls is hand-spun, and the entire weaving process is done manually on handlooms. This traditional method contributes to the authenticity and uniqueness of each piece.

**Time-Intensive Craft:** Crafting a Kutch wool shawl is a time-consuming process, requiring patience and skill. The intricate designs and handwoven nature contribute to the durability and quality of the final product.

**Vibrant Colors:** Bhujodi shawls are characterized by vibrant and bold colors. The artisans use a wide range of natural and synthetic dyes to create intricate patterns and designs.

**Nomadic Traditions:** The Kutch region has a history of nomadic communities, such as the Rabaris and Ahirs, whose distinct textile traditions contribute to the diverse and unique textile heritage of Bhuj.

**Care:** Gentle hand wash with mild liquid detergent is recommended or dry-clean.

**Multiple Usage:** Add a touch of bohemian decor, this Kutch shawl can also be used as wall tapestry, table cloth, table runner, sofa throw.

**Gift For Loved Ones:** This finest quality Kutch shawl also make ideal gifts for daughters, mothers, grandmothers, colleagues, partners, students, girlfriends, brides, bridesmaids, wives, mothers' day gifts, valentines day gifts.

**Return Policy:** I gladly accept returns within 30 days. Please refer to our return policy for more details on the process and conditions.

**Fast Shipping:** Your order will be shipped within 2 business days.

NOTE - Because of lighting, the actual color may be slightly different from the pictures.

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