Jamdani Saree is an exclusive woman garment product. It is very fashionable and high demandable ladies cloth in this subcontinent for women.
Mainly made of cotton and silk in a special atmosphere. It is a handloom product. It is popular for thinness and design. Muslin is its another name.
Jamdani has a long history. The word Jamdani comes from the Persian language. Dhaka was the famous place to produce Muslin at the time of Mughals.
The design is very much important for a Jamdani Saree. Length of a Saree is 18 feet and height is 45 inches. 18 feet have divided into 3 part. each part has 3 feet. They are:
- First, 3 feet is Achol
- Second 3 to 5 feet Body
- And and the remaining part is Kuchi
Cotton is the main factor for a Jamdani. There two types of cotton are used in this Saree. These are Suti and Silk. Weight if the cotton is called Bari (1kg=86 Bari). Quality of cotton is measured by count. Minimum 80 count cotton is used for the jamdani Saree.
How to identify a Jamdani saree
Jamdani sarees are made of high-quality cotton and silk. Fabrics are very thin and soft. Manly minimum 7 to 10 days need to prepare a Jamdani saree for two men if they work 8 hours daily. And maximum 3 months. There are 5 things need to check before buying a Jamdani sari. These are:
- Is it handmade?
- Is it pure cotton?
- It’s Design
- Is it pure silk?
- Is this from Narayanganj, Dhaka
There are several kinds of Jamdani Saree in the market. In India, it produces by machine also.
A genuine Jamdani saree will not cost less than $.150. Price depends on the design. Some Jamdani needs more the one month to make. So making cost comes here high. At present in Bangladesh, a Karigar has to be paid minimum $10 a day. So for 30 days, it comes $300.00
Category of Jamdani
Dhakai Jamdani, Bangladesh
Tangail Jamdani, Bangladesh
Shantipur Jamdani, West Bengal
This Saree needs special care to store and wash. Dry wash is mandatory for it. And the rolling system is good to keep this cloth better.
Social Value of Dhakai jamdani
It is made of good quality cotton muslin. Women express their aristocracy by wearing it. Bengali women are always proud of Jamdani.
In Dhaka, there are many places where buyers can get this Sari. Like, Belly Road, Gulshan, New Market, Mirpur. In Narayanganj, every Friday there is a morning Jamdani Saree Hat. It is a wholesale market or bazaar. We also have a Dhakai Jamdani Shop. We are selling original Jamdani from our shop. Our stock is always limited. For more information can contact this mobile – 01820567824 (Bidesh Kumar Mitra)
Our online shop sells this Saree worldwide. Most of our costume is from USA, UK, Canada, Australia, and India. We send it through DHL. The delivery charge, we add extra. We have verities of collections in our stock.