Durries of Warangal to date remain one of the few crafts left in the country that is still done by hand. It is still amazing to find weavers making an entire durry with traditional looms even when the rise in technology has led to the introduction of Power looms.
In recent years, screen printing techniques and kalamkari prints were adapted to Warangal durries, extending the range of products. The designs that are characteristic of Warangal durries are geometric, angular motifs and coloured horizontal stripes.
Warangal durries have been famous for many reasons. The famous durries or rugs are made using vegetable colours, and are washed in flowing water after the printing process and became a renowned hub for weaving these rugs due to the availability of cotton, which is grown by farmers in the area. The craft has never faced the shortage of materials at any point of time.