Bagru print sarees, also known as Bagru Dabu wood block prints, are well-known for their high eco-friendliness. The tradition of producing hand block prints originated in Bagru, a tiny town in Rajasthan. The whole saree-making process requires the use of wooden hand block that are pounded on a smooth side and have elaborate motifs carved on them. To make the appropriate print on the cloth, the designs carved on the opposite side of the block are covered with dye. Because Bagru print sarees are recognised for using natural dyes and hues, they are in high demand among environmental enthusiasts.
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Bagru prints are applied to sarees with an off-white, ivory white, or beige backdrop. Circular motifs, flowers, fruits, and birds adorn attires such as crepe, georgette sarees, silk sarees, pure chiffon sarees, and bagru cotton sarees. Exotic Bagru patterns are quite fashionable on zari-bordered south hand - loom cotton saris. Although with the passage of time, this traditional art has maintained its unique character and is less impacted by the busy market and the introduction of cheaper power loom items.
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How do you make a bagru block print?
Wooden Hand Block is wooden block with grasping handles on one side and a plain smooth surface for pounding side on the other with a design etched on them. Embossed designs are transferred to fabric by putting colors into the etched voids and striking the flattened block on the cloth with a sharp object.
What is bagru block printing, and how does it work?
Most of the Bagru artisans are engaged in this manufacturing tradition for over 100 years. They do Bagru Print, which is a type of hand printmaking using natural colors. Bagru's designs are famous all over the world. Unlike the other prints, the Bagru Prints use a unique printing technique.