Sri Lanka's Handloom Textile Industry is centuries old. The industry has helped showcase the undying creativity of generations of Sri Lankans taking them to the international arena. A range of designs and colors, individual and innovative designs, craftsmanship, color combination, and patterns are handed down from generation to generation.


The Handloom Textile Industry is a highly labour intensive export-oriented rural-based industry in Sri Lanka. The industry produces predominantly cotton and silk products, utilizing cotton and silk yarn. Generally, with low capital costs and running expenses, handloom is a household or cottage industry, where skilled hands create value-added products.

Original video credit : Grow Lanka