Kanjivaram deriving its name from the region of Kanchipuram is the South Indian royalty’s saree. Owing to the thick fabric and deep colours mixed with hints of gold, this saree is preferred for festive occasions and celebrations. Legend has it that the Kanchi silk weavers are descendants of Sage Markanda, who was considered to be the master weaver for the Gods themselves.Kanchipuram silk sarees are woven from pure mulberry silk. While the silk belongs to South India, the pure gold and silver zari comes from Gujarat. The silk thread that is used to weave the saree is dipped in rice water and sun-dried before it is used in order to increase both, its thickness and stiffness. The silk thread is then interlocked with a thin silver wire and woven through after which a golden thread is used to complete the procedure. Come shop our traditional eye-catching weaves here!