Ships in 60days A stunning Kanchivaram Silk saree featuring elaborate Kalamkari work in Half n Half concept.
One of the superior silk fabrics in the world, kanchivaram is woven by skilled weavers from the famed temple town of Kanchipuram. The designs on this luxurious silk reflect finely crafted motifs inspired by the temples of Tamil Nadu. With silk thread dipped in liquid gold and silver, these glorious motifs are brought to life by the gifted hands of artisans. Sakhi pays tribute to the age-old tradition of adorning kanchivaram silk, with a contemporary twist that suits the modern woman.
Exquisite kanchivaram silk woven as a concept saree in that the top half of the saree is Mustard and the bottom Half, Pallu and Blouse are in contrast Pink featuring woven Zari butta.
Literally meaning drawing with a pen, sarees featuring the kalamkari craft have been adorned by women over the ages. There are two distinct styles of kalamkari - Srikalahasti and Machalipatnam. The fabric gets its glossiness from its immersion in milk and resin. Kalamkari fabrics are created in seventeen steps, using only natural dyes, with numerous washes. Typically, the motifs capture the essence of temple architecture and scenes from great epics. The muted kalamkari motifs in maheshwari silk or cotton are appliqued onto rich vibrant kanchivaram silks. One can also find this work of art handcrafted on tussar silk, crepe, chiffon, georgette and cotton. Kalahasti and Masulipatnam located in the state of Andhra Pradesh in south India are well known for various forms of kalamkari. Sakhi borrows from this craft and brings alive the soul of kalamkari with fashionable designs.
A Special form of hand embroidery wherein coloured sequins are placed in desired pattern and stitched by hand by skilled artisans, this adds to the glamour quotient. Sequins are available in numerous colours and sizes. These interesting elements need to placed and secured by careful hands of the artisan.
* Please note the blouse worn by the model is a fashion suggestion and we confirm the same kanchi blouse is available with a Sakhi saree and if you wish for a classic style please select from the Saree Finishing Packages. Please note there might be a slight colour variation.