Hyderabad: Silk lovers in the City have reason to cheer. The latest Silk Mark Expo held at Sathya Sai Nigamagamam brings to the City unique designs that are up for grabs. Organised by the Silk Mark Organisation of India (SMOI) the exhibition will be on till December 27. The main objective of this exhibition is to educate the consumer on the purity of silk and its varieties.
The exhibition was inaugurated on December 22 by CS Ramalakshmi IFS, commissioner of Sericulture.
This year craftsmen brought to fore innovative designs that garnered much appreciation from the public. On offer were designs from across India like Pochampally Tie & Dye designs from Andhra Pradesh, Rich weaves from Kancheepuram and Arani silk, Salem Silk of Tamil Nadu, soft Mysore silks, Golden Muga of Assam and the famous Benaras silk that is known for its designer zari work.
“I have been doing this business for several years now and Hyderabad has been a great audience. Even this year we have brought a variety of products says,” Srinivas K, of Satya Sai creations Bangalore.
The expo also showcases Patola silk sarees from the west, Sambalpur silk sarees from the east, Crepes from Kashmir, designs from Dharmavaram, Gadwal, Peddapuram and Uppada of Andhra Pradesh, classy Tussars from MP and Bihar.