This state has an impressive variety of regional weaves, block prints and ikats. Home at once to timeless and ancient vegetal block prints, the intricate ikats of Pochampalli or the delicate and wispy weaves of Venkatgiri Sarees. The state is literally a world of sarees unto itself.
Explore a little of what the state has to offer here in the Sarishop's handloom section. The drop down menu on the left shows all the different Andhra Pradesh handloom varieties on offer.
Sarisafari went to see the uniquely old world cotton hand spinning production in the seaside village of Ponduru.The village women do the spinning and there is still a thriving demand for the simple pure white and very expensive sarees. You can read much more about sari production and culture at Sarisafari.com