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  • How to wash banarasi silk saree at home?
    It is always recommended to do a patch test before the wash. Use cold water to wash your banarasi silk saree. Add mild detergent or shampoo to the water Soak the saree for 5 minutes After soaking gently rinse the saree Never brush or rub your saree, even doing gently could make the threads of the saree spring out Never wring your banarasi silk saree Dry them under shade. Saree covers or muslin bags are recommended to store your precious saree.
  • Is banarasi silk saree light weight?
    Normal banarasi silk saree with heavy work weighs from 600 to 1000 grams. So it can be considered as heavy. But now a days blending other fabrics to banarasi sarees are giving way to light weight banarasi sarees. Opt for light work on sarees to reduce its weight.
  • How to identify banarasi silk saree?
    Check for a patch of plain silk on the pallu of the saree. All banarasi silk sarees will have the patch if they are genuine. Also look for floral motifs like kalga and bel on the zari work.
  • Where to buy banarasi silk sarees?
    A fine array of designer banrasi silk sarees are available at Kolour's banarasi saree collection. Check out the beautiful benarasi silks online at kolour.
  • What are banarasi sarees?
    Banarasi sarees or benaresi sarees are the fine silk sarees woven by master weavers of Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh. The traditional silk sarees are originated in the age old pilgrim city of Banaras(Now known as Varanasi). The beautiful handwork done on these silk sarees are always a visual treat. Banarasi sarees are very popular among Indian women. The sarees are widely used in auspecious ceremonies.
  • How many types of Paithani sarees are there?
    Paithani sarees are of many types based on Motifs, Colours and Weaves. Motifs include Peakock, Parrots, lotus represented individually into the sarees. They are Morbangadi Brocade, Munia Brocade, Lotus Brocade Traditionally, there were only three colours recorded in paithani sarees. They are: Kalichandrakala (Black Saree with red border.), Raghu (Parrot Green coloured saree.), Shirodak (White coloured saree.) Based on weaves, Paithanis are categorized into two: Kadial border saree and Kad/Ekdhoti
  • What is Yeola Paithani’s saree?
    Yeola is a town in Nashik, Maharashtra and known to be the biggest manufactures of Paithani sarees. Yeola Paithani Sarees are woven in wooden looms and are know for its exquisite beauty and craftsmanship.
  • What are Peshwai Paithani sarees?
    Peshwai paithani sarees are a type of paithani pure silk sarees woven in Yeola and know for its sheer silk quality and grandeur.
  • Where can I get the best Paithani saree in Pune?
    Get best quality paithani sarees at your door step without and hustle. Explore the majestic paithani saree collection from Kolour now. We deliver paithani sarees in Pune, Aurangabad, Nashik, Nagpur and all other parts of India
  • What is the speciality of Paithani Sarees?
    Paithani sarees are handwoven and made of fine quality silk. Paithani sarees were only made to cater the sophisticated class making it a premium and expensive. The saree evolved from a cotton base to silk through time. It's an eminent part of Maharashtrian culture.
  • Why kanjivaram saree is expensive?
    Kanjivaram sarees are woven using pure gold or pure silver threads with fine mulberry silk making them expensive.
  • When to wear kanjivaram silk sarees?
    Kanjivaram silk sarees are apt for any auspicious occassions. In almost every Indian woman's wardrobe, there would be a kanjivaram saree for reception, kanjivaram saree for engagement, kanjivaram saree for bride, kanjivaram silk saree for ethnic functions and more.
  • How kanjivaram sarees are made?
    Kanjivaram sarees are woven using mulberry silk using twisting method. The garment is very sturdy and known for its long life if taken care properly.
  • How much does a kanjeevaram saree cost?
    Kanjivaram silk saree price ranges from thousands to lakhs depending on the zari work and silk quality. Kanjivaram sarees can be quite expensive based on the amount of precious metal threads used on them.
  • Is kanchipuram and kanjivaram same?
    Kanchipuram or Kanjivaram is the name of the place in Tamilnadu where kanjivaram sarees originated. Kanjivaram sarees are also called kanchipuram sarees in many parts of India and the world. Both are indeed the same.
  • How to store kanjivaram sarees?
    Store your favorite kanjivaram sarees wrapped in muslin cloth or in a muslin bag. Pure cotton cloth or bag can be used as well.
  • Where to buy best kanjivaram sarees online?
    Kanjivaram sarees hail from Kanchipuram district of Tamilnadu. At kolour we curate beautiful kanjivarams from weavers of Kanchipuram. So we are able to bring you the best kanjivaram sarees at affordable rates.
  • What is Brasso Silk Saree?
    Brasso silk saree is a type of saree made with a combination of silk and cotton fabric. Brasso silk sarees are known for their unique texture and shimmery look, and are often worn for special occasions. They are lightweight and easy to drape, making them popular for weddings and other festive occasions.
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