Surajkund Artisans

Ramesh Das – Assam

Ramesh Das started his weaving career at sualkuchi where his relatives taught him weaving techniques and got 4 looms for his own in Sualkuchi. Assam has huge demand in Gamusa (Which is now a GI Product), silk handloom traditional wear and all these wears generally comes from Sualkuchi, Das makes Mulberry & Muga silk traditional wear and sarees and sells via middleman in Guwahati City.

Sualkuchi,the Manchester of Assam is located on the northward bank of the mighty river Brahmaputra. The hand-woven silk material of Sualkuchi on Muga and Mulbery occupies a home of eminence in preserving the Assam heritage and culture and plays a vital role in economy of Assam. This is the textile center of Assam. Muga silk and Pat silk along with Eri silk and Endi cloth from this region is famous for its quality. Mekhela chadors and Gamosas made from this indigenous materials is in demand throughout Assam as well as other parts of India.



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