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April 24, 2017

Linen is a name that owes its origin to the oblivious times of ancient history. Ever since the nomadic tribes settled by the river banks to pave the way for modern societies, pottery, agriculture, and weaving were the primary activities they dealt in. Far from the oriental territory, the primitive tribes settled around the Mesopotamian land and made history that still bewilders us. However, it is somewhere during this time that human discovered the plant Flax and they domesticated it to produce a fine quality yarn out of its fibers. In ancient Egypt, linen was the fabric that was used to combat the heat of the desert sun and for mummification. It clearly illustrates the endurance of the fabric to weathering. Linen is a fine quality fabric that is itself an epic. Roopkatha Creations has embraced this time-honored fabric with the fine quality weaving of handlooms by their expert team of artisans to bring forth a saga woven with yarns with a mystic tale. Originated during a time, even historical chronologies fail to trace accurately, Linen has found its way even to the modern times owing to its undisputed quality and comfort.

A saree woven with such a fabric entailing stories of the forgotten past can only be treasured. The feel, the durability, and the fineness validate the overwhelming popularity of this fabric yarn throughout the times. No matter how diverse your collection of ethnic apparel is, a linen saree from Roopkatha’s gamut will only make it eternal. To match every spirit of occasions, Roopkatha has one for you. Plain textured, checkered, embellished, wide bordered, the range of linen sarees tells a story of excellence woven with expertise to cast that magic spell. 

Linen is traditionally produced through a number of stages involving harvesting of stalks, rippling, retting, scutching and heckling. Only long and fine fibers are collected from the wooden stalks once they are processed. Though it is a very lengthy and costly process making the fibers high on cost, the properties it has makes it close to precious than expensive.

This magic yarn is so smooth that it leaves no lint behind when woven with perfection. The texture grows softer with every wash making the fabric even more comfortable. With a higher conductivity level, linen feels cool when worn under the blazing sun. Perfect for any season, linen can absorb a substantial amount of moisture as well. Tolerant to high temperature, linen fibers are free from the tendency of shrinkage.

So what are you waiting for! Just own a piece of the marvel of nature translated in a saree of ageless beauty by Roopkatha Creations and reinvent your mystic side.




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