Jalis Ahmad – Traditional Weaver of Banarsi Silk Sarees

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Till today, Banarasi sarees continue to contribute the most in the history of Indian clothing.

Jalis Ahmad is a traditional weaver of (OVER NICE SILK) ,Varanasi. Winner of National Merit Certificate in the year 1992.Jalis Ahmad has come a long way from cotton weaving to silk weaving with intricate zari and brocade work. Pure Banarasi Katan Silk Uppada Handloom Saree are hand crafted by skilled weaver Jalis Ahmad.

Normally, three artisans are required to give shape and form to a Banarasi saree but may take a time span of 15 days to six months, depending upon the intricacy required. It took four generations when finally Jalis Ahmad established his manufacturing unit named Over Nice Silk Mfg. Co-operative Society Ltd. in 1983.

Jalis Ahmad Unit manufactures hand crafted All Kinds of Banarasi Sarees, Lahenga, Scarfs, Fabrics, Brocades, Dress material and hand woven Banarsi cotton Stoles and duppatta

Contact Detail:
Manufacturing Unit: Over Nice Silk Mfg. Co-operative Society Ltd.
Address: J-11/63-101, East of Labour Office,Bunker Colony Near Panna Masjid, Nati Imli, Varanasi -221001
Phone No: 0542- 2210580
Whats app No: 961 617 1872, 941 521 9543
Email Id: overnicesilk@gmail.com
Website: www.banarsishop.com