As ‘Sun’ is the main ‘Locus’ in our solar system same is the kanjeewaram sarees in silk fabric.
Actually, the origin of Kanjeewaram is from Kanchipuram a town in Tamil Nadu and this is prevalent from about 400 years, when they were woven in temples.
Kanchipuram is also known as silk city .The small city is full of temples & is one of the seven scared cities of India.
The unique feature of kanjiwaram silk sarees is the special weaving techniques i.e. three single thread of silk yarn along with jari is weaved, consequently gives a beautiful look.
The kancheepuram silk sarees are weaved from pure mulberry silk, which makes the texture enviable, luster and durable.
In these sarees, the border, booty and pallu are woven separately and then interlocked together.
The ethnic beauty and value of kancheepuram saree is enriched by the gold motifs. These motifs are incorporated by dipping the silk thread into liquid gold and silver.
These sarees are made in hand looms using highest quality of silk and pure gold jari.
It is a “lucid” saree made of good quality of pure silk weaved in looms with due care and attention and very durable, soft and attracting due to its eye catching bright colours, embodied with gold jari.
It is mostly used as a wedding sarees all-round the country.
Its unique colour combination weaved in wrap and weft gives an enchanting effect, due to short colored appearance.
The traditional patterns of designs are composed from our epics, Ramayana Gita and Mahabharata.
But now, as we are approaching towards the new era the designs also carried from traditional to modern.
At present geometrical design and astride are also inserted to give a modern look.
Now fashion designers indulged in making “designer-sarees” with this fabric.
In nut shell, it is gorgeous and equally liked by all the women of any age group.