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MYSORE SILK SAREES ONLINE

 

From the lands of Silk and Sandalwood

Mysore silk sarees are mainly manufactured in Karnataka. The state is one of the largest Mulberry silk producers in the country and the Saree has raised a global demand for itself. The simple and classy looks of a Mysore Saree is its major selling point. This sensual traditional saree is an integral part of India.

 

Archives of Mysore Silk Sarees

These elegant sarees witnessed growth during the reign of the Mughal Emperor Tipu Sultan in 1785 AD. Since then it has managed to be the favourites of the people thanks to the sheer quality of the fabric. It is also believed that Maharaja Krishna Raj Wadiyar IV impressed by the machine-made silk fabrics of Queen Victoria’s British royalties ordered 32 powerlooms from Switzerland which initiated the production of machine-made silk sarees in India. Made from the finest of the silk threads and pure gold and silver zari work, today the Mysore Silk Saree symbolizes high-end fashion.  

 

The admired features of Mysore Silk Sarees

Designs: You can often find Bandhani Designs and Kasuti Embroidery on the Mysore Silk Sarees. Also, motifs like mango buti and floral borders add to the beauty of the fabric.

Colors: Popularly traditional hues like orange, red and green are used in these sarees. Some of the recent inclusions are lilac, coffee brown and elephant grey.

Varieties: A variety of Mysore Silk Fabrics have started to come into use like Mysore crepe silk sarees and georgette to make it more casual and less dressy.

 

Why to gift yourself a Mysore Silk Saree?

  • Use of genuine silk and 100% pure gold zari work gives the saree a divine feel.
  • The lustre of pure Mysore silk sarees can be spotted from miles away.
  • The plain single-toned color used in the saree sets it apart from the other sarees.
  •  Its minimalistic design and rich texture make it a great choice for weddings and festivals.