Kancheepuram saree is for you if you want to look traditionally hot and sexy. Believe me team it up with perfect blouse and you are a diva then. It holds retro and contemporary look at a same time. This sari fabric has been favorite of many fashion designers and had sizzled many fashion shows.
It is a pure silk saree which is hand woven traditionally by the weaver in a small place called Kanchipuram located in Tamilnadu, India. This place is also known for producing some finest silk in the world hence also known as a silk city.
Technically this sari fabric is generally hand woven with dyed silk yarn and has interleaved designs made with Zari. This Zari is made of three single threads of silk which is twisted with a thin silver wire and then gilded with pure gold
Its price ranges from INR 5,500 to INR 1,50,000 depending upon the quality of material used like quality of silk, zari (silver, gold, copper) and the labor charges. It takes around 8 to 12 days to weave one saree.
Kanchi sarees usually come in bright or earthy colors such as scarlet, emerald green, black, ochre, purple, steel blue, peacock blue, turquoise and even in the traditional favorites of red and white.
Beside traditional color this Indian bridal wear is also available in some modern colors which make it more popular and in fashion .It is for sure a fashion fabric.
Do you know, according to Hindu mythology Kanchi silk weaver are descendants of Sage Markanda, the master weaver of Gods. Kanchivaram sarees are considered auspicious as lord Vishnu was very fond of this fabric.
Silk is always considered as a ceremonial wear at religious rituals and weddings. Kancheepuram Sarees are also known as Kanchipuram, Kancheevaram and sometimes Kanchivaram Sarees as well.