The Art of Indian Block Printing

A Timeless Art: History Meets Modernity Here at Saffron Marigold, we source our range of block print fabrics from the desert state of Rajasthan, where entire villages derive their livelihood from the craft. IS THERE A CAMEL/CART PIC WE CAN USE HERE?

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Quilted Bedspreads and Kantha Quilts ~ Handmade Every Stitch of the Way

In the process of being made, our intricately hand-embroidered cotton quilted throws and blankets are touched and nurtured by numerous hands, rendering them exquisite works of functional art.   The pattern on our quilts is first block printed. Artisans in our Sanganer printing studio print the design using a set of intricately carved wooden blocks.

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Announcing Paisley Fraiche – Why a summer perfect print in Fall?

We are pleased to announce the launch of our latest print today. Paisley Fraiche – An elegant, intricate, filigree like tapestry of lime green paisley vines accented with delicate lilac blossoms, printed on an ivory cream ground Surrounded, bombarded and inundated with the reds, golds and browns of Fall you probably have your eyes rolled back wondering about the ‘perfect’ timing of our summer perfect print Paisley Fraîche!

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“Orange Blossom”s to life one beautiful block at a time

Orange Blossom is one of our most difficult collections to prints. In this post you will get a sense of the workmanship it takes to bring it to life. Beware! This is not one of those posts that you simply skim through 🙂 It all starts with a seemingly simple step – which is reality is not simple at all!

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