Category Archives: ikat fabric

Arts and crafts in Uzbekistan

Arts and crafts in Uzbekistan

Decorative and applied art of Uzbekistan is an original and exclusive work of folk craftsmen, artisans, who transfer their skills from generation to generation. By investing a piece of soul in everything, over the centuries they have created unique patterns of products: whether it’s utensils for the home or decoration of the home, a unique […]

Tashkent will be the venue for the impressive International Symposium on IKAT

Tashkent will be the venue for the impressive International Symposium on IKAT in October 2020 Along with unique architecture, centuries-old cultural and gastronomic traditions, Uzbekistan is famous for its national fabrics. Ikat can rightly be called a work of art and a visiting card of the country. Cheerful, bright, rainbow, ikat fully conveys the flavor […]

The beauty of the patterns and seven colors of happiness of abr fabric

It is enough to look at the photographs depicting the patterns of ikat and suzani techniques to understand: the first thing that mysteriously attracts you to them is, of course, the color palette. Color therapy is the initial stage of involvement in the magic of oriental ornaments. But when the fabric itself is in front […]

Ikat backpacks – a new trend that has conquered modern society

Backpacks came into fashion again. And no wonder. After all, it is very convenient to travel with them in a modern metropolis. The main advantage: the backpack can be worn behind the back, so the hands remain free. It is much more comfortable with it to walk around the city, to walk long distances. And […]

Royal silk – has become fashionable again?!

Once upon a time, one of the rulers of Margilan, who had four wives, decided to marry for the fifth time. He fell in love with the young beautiful daughter of the artist. The artist was upset upon hearing of the intention of the Khan, asked him to change his mind. Khan promised to retreat […]

Souvenirs of Uzbekistan – a particle of the East for a long-lasting memory

Can you imagine a trip abroad without memorable souvenirs? Souvenirs are not only gifts for loved ones, but also a memory, a part of the country you visited. In our country, the culture synthesized nomadic and agricultural cultures, which are originally adjacent to its territory, you will find many Uzbek souvenirs that you will want […]

Ikat Pillows & Pillowcases

For the first time pillows were used as a decorating element for a long time. With their help, designers placed accents using products with a bright color or print. Over time, this became quite popular, most beginning designers adopted an easy but effective way to dilute the background of a room. The decorative pillow is […]

Ikat – fabric conquered the world!

Bright, sunny fabric with patterns on it … As bold as our generous sun! The same kind and positive, as our friendly people! Ikat is not a type of pattern, not a combination of colors, it is a unique technique of making fabrics, which consists of the procedure when threads are first painted and then […]

The creation of ikat in Indonesia

Not many people know the origin of Indonesian ikat, and today we will tell you about this laborious process. Indonesia is the city of batik and ikat, the most beautiful handmade ethnic fabrics. This fabric is created on the island of Bali, this place is also called the “Island of the Gods”. In Bali, the […]

Ikat – a new trend in interior design, born in the East

The traditional oriental ornament ikat today is at the height of fashion. The production of silk fabric with a pattern reminiscent of a rainbow reflection that trembles in a ripple of water begins with silkworm caterpillars. In the spring, these insects are woven into cocoons, and after a few days, these cocoons are removed and […]

Ikat – the perfect fabric for sewing curtains?

Ikat curtains

The decoration of the window for many centuries remains the most important decorative and functional detail in the design of any interior. That is why, choosing the fabric for curtains, it is necessary to take into account many factors. To create an appropriate and attractive image, it is not enough to choose a material of […]

How Indian ikat differs from uzbek ikat?

How Indian ikat differs from uzbek ikat?

There are many examples of uzbek ikat and its features, but do you know anything about Indian ikat? Ikat is one of the oldest known patterned textiles in the world, with a history that spans across multiple cultures and is known to have existed in India since the 6th Century. Traditionally, Ikat was a symbol […]