The handloom industry acts as the backbone of Indian culture and tradition. With a huge variety of designs, printing techniques, weaving art and materials used, the field of Indian handloom has created magic all over the world. Each and every state of Indian territory has a gift of designer handlooms to offer. Phulkari from Punjab, Chanderi from Madhya Pradesh, Tie and Die from Rajasthan and Gujarat, Ikats from Andhra Pradesh and Orissa, Daccai from West Bengal, Brocade from Banaras and Jacquard from Uttar Pradesh are some of the jewels that have been dazzling all over the world.
Numerous designs and painted art on the handloom materials have adorned various houses. In fact, it shows that Indian artists and weavers have the knack of prevalent trends and the method of mingling them with traditionality. After all, India has the potential to create specialized art forms; besides being an expert in conventional art forms. In India, embroidery, printing styles and weaving arts have been known since ages for their sheer classiness and creativity. In fact, the variety of weaving deals with rural, traditional and tribal styles that tends to lend variety to the handloom sector.
Being the second largest rural employment provider, it helps a lot of people in earning their living through the art living in them. The magic of Indian handloom is such that it has won wide acclaim and the popularity has spread over international boundaries also. This sector has created a huge market in foreign countries because of their originality and creativity.