Ajrakh Block prints :
Ajrakh print is one of the oldest known technique of hand block printing. Its history traces back to 2500 B.C. at the time of Harappa and Mohen Jo Daro.
Block printing is done on fabrics by hand using wooden blocks with handles or grips. The blocks are specially designed to bring out miniature prints on fabric in sharp detail.
There are interesting versions of Ajrakh print story told by craftsmen of Gujarat one which state that 2000 years ago basically four natural colors used in Ajrakh print were red, black, yellow and Indigo. Primarily Geometrical designs including Stars and the Sun inspired by Nature and the Persian Architecture and domination of indigo blue color (Also a color of sky) in the process looks like universe has created on the fabric