What is special about Kanchipuram saree?
Special features The Kanjeevaram fabric is considered to be one of the most durable and strong fabrics. As the saree is made of three Silk threads twisted together with the silver wire it becomes more durable. Usually, a Kanjeevaram saree can be as heavy as 2 kilos.
What is the difference between Kanchipuram and Kanjivaram sarees?
What is the difference between Kanchipuram and Kanjivaram sarees? The Kanchipuram and Kanjeevaram sarees are the same – Two names with the same saree type. In Tamil Nadu, Kanchipuram is woven silk from the town of Kanchipuram. Kanchipuram sarees hold a special place for weddings and special occasions in the south.
Is Kanchipuram silk and Kanjivaram same?
Kanchipuram is a place in Southern India, which gained its popularity some 400 years ago for the unique weaving of Silk sarees, which are now known as the Kanchipuram Silk sarees or the Kanjivaram silk sarees.
Why is Kanjivaram saree so expensive?
Kanjivaram saree is expensive due to the production cost of silk, exhaustive manufacturing process, the need for them to be hand woven and due to cost of silver in the saree threads. They are also expensive due to unique design, need of skilled craftsmen and cost of colourful threads.
What are litchi sarees?
The border of litchi silk sarees is usually broad and embellished with alluring motifs. The special thing about litchi silk saree is its weaving. No one can escape from the magic of the silk saree held by the wearer.
Is Banarasi silk pure silk?
Pure Banarasi sarees are made from high-quality pure silk and zari threads derived from alloys of gold and silver, that are very expensive. The weaving process is also laborious and consumes weeks or even months.
Is kanjivaram saree heavy?
Kanjivaram sarees are known to have heavy golden zari work.
Is Rekha still elegant in gold and white embroidered saree?
Rekha still iooking elegant in Gold and white embroidered saree. Rekha dazzles at the 61st Idea Filmfare South Awards 2013.
Would Mandira Bedi design a saree for Rekha?
There is nothing more beautiful and elegant than a golden kanjeevaram, as worn by Rekha. In fact, saree designer, actor and anchor Mandira Bedi recently said that the only person she would love to design sarees for would be Rekha. “Well, I would love to design for Rekha.
What is Rekha wearing in chappaak?
Rekha in a gold silk saree at Chappaak premiere At the premiere of Chappaak, Rekha sported a gold kanjeevaram silk saree which she paired with a matching full sleeve brocade blouse. She chose dangling pearl earrings, kundan kadas and an embroidered potli to go with her saree.
What does Rekha say about life from her sartorial choices?
While Rekha continues to remain a mystery for most people, she sure has spoken a lot through her sartorial choices. However, she does share that one must live life to the fullest. No wonder she glows every time we see her! “Don’t waste a single second worrying about what is not in your hands.