Jamdani is a labour intensive form of handloom weaving. It is an additional extra weft in weaving, which in process crates a motif. Jamdani motifs are called Buta. This technique originated from Bengal but has been practiced all across India as an art form with different fibers. Jamdani are usually woven into fine Cotton, Khadi and Silk Bengal is especially known for its beautiful buta work in fine khadi.
Varanasi’s weave Buta in silk with Zari on a royal textile called ‘Kadua’. This skilled technique cannot be replicated by the power-loom and has played a vast role in uplifting handloom legacy