The Best of The Bests
Woven from pure mulberry silk, the Kanchipuram Silk sarees have made their presence felt all over the world. The city of Kanchipuram produces arresting silk sarees in abundance which gave it the tag of the 'Silk City'. Most of the people of the city earn their living through these amazing silk sarees. They have long perfected the art of weaving a masterpiece through silk threads. High on quality, the sarees woven by them are lustrous, durable and absolutely of fine texture. Their creativity gives these sarees all the colours of rainbow and numerous elegant designs.
sarees are an integral part of Indian women especially the South Indian ones. They love to wear silk sarees with contrast borders or sarees with gold Zari dots and patterns. The mulberry for these sarees? is imported from Karnataka and Zari from Surat(Gujarat). The silk dress material produced by weaving can also be used for making lenghas, salwar kameez, stoles and other dresses. The capacity of a traditional loom allows weaving of only three silk sarees at one go, meaning three similar sarees can be woven at one point of time. The unique weaving technique of silk sari entails the use of of three single threads of silk yarn with zari. This method of weaving is the reason behind the lustre and durability of the sari. In these sarees the border, body and pallu are woven individually and then interlocked together. The strength of these separately woven parts are simply commendable. The gold in the beautiful motifs? is integrated by dipping the silk threads into liquid gold and silver. Rudraksham, malli mogu, gopuram, mayilkan(eye of a peacock), Kiyilkan(nightangle's eye) are some of the motifs used in Kanchipuram sarees.
Try the Kanchipuram Sari once and you will desire it irresistibly.