Kantha is a type of embroidery artwork that depicts the colors and tradition of India. Kantha technique lets one embellish old fabrics to create unique designs. Any outfit can be ornamented by a Handmade Kantha Bag. RiddhiPankaj is one such brand based in West Bengal offering the best array of Kantha Handmade Ladies Cotton Bags. Riddhi specializes in Jewelry bags, pouches, shoe bags, gift envelopes and more. These items can be easily customized too to your required sizes. Riddhi Kantha Stitch bags are a perfect combination of style and practicality. The products range from denim quilted bags, saddlebags, diaper bags, laptop bags, messenger bags, totes to cute backpacks. They have a bohemian touch with a variety of patterns. Riddhi also sells baby duvet covers and quilts.
The brand founder Riddhi finds inspiration for her work from Kolkata, the city she was born in and calls home. She was a textile student at Nirmala Niketan Mumbai and combines her love for fabric with the traditional Kantha embroidery of Bengal to create beautiful one of a kind bags and accessories. She sells through her Instagram (riddhipankaj) and Facebook Page.
I got to try this blue floral print backpack. The design reminds me of the spring because of its pleasant floral pattern. The backpack is 12″ and is made out of Kantha plus faux leather. They have additional pockets to store your knick knacks too. The bag is very spacious and can hold a lot of stuff. The bag also comes with a top handle for added convenience.
All Riddhi products are handmade with love and hence they have only limited pieces in each design. Many of her creations are made from vintage Indian saris or shawls then hand stitched in the homes of Bengal. Riddhi products have an impeccable finishing with attention to details. No repeat and multiples are produced. Riddhi Bags definitely stand out and are unique in their own way.
Do check out her stunning bags handcrafted and embroidered with Kantha stitches.
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