Indian Handlooms are an important craft product of the country. Millions of small industries across the country are engaged in weaving cotton, silk, and other natural fibers. There are many villages in India where this handloom art is still practicing from generation to generation. A handloom saree is often woven on a shuttle-pit loom made from ropes, wooden beams, and poles. The shuttle is thrown from side-to-side by the weaver to weave the saree. Other weavers use a fly-shuttle loom which can produce different types of patterns.
Generally, handloom sarees weaving is a family enterprise. The handloom sarees is India's best cottage industries.The handloom sarees are made from silk or cotton threads.
There are various handloom sarees from each state of India which people love to wear & which exports in huge quantity.
- Madras checks from Tamil Nadu