Trends in Kanjeevaram Wedding Pattu Sarees

It is not a surprise that our ancestors chose the months of December-January to stage the cultural colours of the region, as it is followed by the wedding season. Walk with your head held high with some of the latest saree trends this season when you attend any wedding or for your own special day! Motif Silk Saree The world is filled with shapes and structures. That said, who wouldn’t ...Continue Reading

How To Preserve Your Kanchipuram Silk Sarees

Silk sarees are an ever-favorite and worn for most festive occasions be it weddings, festivals, housewarming etc., it is cherished and revered and the process of procuring and weaving makes the fabric what it is, not to mention that silks sarees are expensive buys! Silk as a material is durable but delicate and one must take utmost care in preserving these gems to truly last the test of time. Nothing ...Continue Reading

Handloom – A Special craft

I hear the faint sound of the loom going ‘rap trap rap’ and the special scent of the agarbatti emitting out of a doorway from the streets of Kanjeevaram, an ancient temple town close to the city of Chennai. As I follow the scent I enter a small room where I see the art of Indian handloom weaving unfold before me. The sound and the smell has made me get into ...Continue Reading

The Origin and Journey of Kanchipuram Sarees

Sarees have always been an integral part of Indian tradition. When hearing the word “saree”, the first name that comes to our mind is lustre, sheen and richness of a Kanchipuram saree. “Kanchipuram saree” is used as a synonym for good quality silk saree.  If it is Benarasi silk in the North, it is Kanchipuram silk in the South. Kanchipuram is a popular city in the entire South India because ...Continue Reading