Shikarpur Kantha Samabay Samiti
Shikarpur SHG(Self Help Group) from Nadia , West Bengal , India. has emerged as one of the distinguished organizations offering authentic Kantha Stitch Hand embroidered Sarees, Dupattas,Stoles with rich aesthetic values to our overseas customers. Kantha Stitch is still the most popular form of Hand embroidery practiced by rural women of Bengal.
The traditional form of Kantha embroidery was done with soft dhotis and saris, with a simple running stitch along the edges ,with advent of time and change of new designs and patterns have evolved .
Over a very Short period, this self-help group of 22 rural women has made a name for themselves as an organization patronizing the wonderful craft heritage of West Bengal, not only to sustain it but to develop it further, keeping pace with new demand pattern, new designs.
Their Hand-embroidered products are available at rangamaati’s online platform and sent to various customers of West Bengal, India and outside. In addition to this they participate at District-level Handicraft Fair, the State Handicraft Expo which is a great platform as created by the West Bengal Government and held in Kolkata in every winter where Buyer-Seller Meet is regularly organized for a direct market exposure of the handicraft artisans. Participations are also made at various fairs and craft bazaars at the national level and Indian festivals at foreign countries.