Origin of Maheshwari Silk Saree is in ancient village Maheshwar on the banks of river Narmada, Madhya Pradesh, India. The beautiful Maheshwari sarees are among the most popular sarees produced in India. These sarees are in trend not only in India, but also in global markets.
Originally, the Maheshwari sarees were made of pure silk threads. Then in course of time, these sarees began to be made in pure cotton and with a mixture of silk and cotton. Nowadays, wool is also being used in the production of Maheshwari sarees. These sarees are extremely light in weight and very comfortable to carry in contrast to the Kanjivaram and Banarasi sarees of India.
So here are the 5 reasons you must have a Maheshwari in your wordrobe.
1. Extremely Light in Weight
Yes this is much appreciated feature of Maheshwari Silk. Light weight fabric makes it a perfect choice for women in all seasons. A typical Maheshwari Cotton Silk saree would weight around only 600 gms approx.
2. Reversible Borders
Did you here right? Of course yes the ‘reversible borders’. So, a Maheshwari Silk Saree can be wore both sides. Isn’t it a great feature???
3. Unique Striped Pallu
Striped pallu with different combinations of colors make it look a way out of box. Gold thread or zari is used to weave elegant motifs on pallu and borders.
4. Modern as well as Traditional Patterns
Some of the patterns are highly popular and are known by different names. The Chandrakala, Baingani Chandrakala are examples of plain Maheshwari sarees, while the Chandratara, the Beli and the Parbi are examples of striped and checked ones. Some of the border patterns are called Chatai border and Diamond borders. There are so many choices, so that makes it perfect to choose according to your style.
5. Vibrant Colors & Unusual Combinations
Last but not the least.. Yes you can get number of different color combinations in Maheshwari Silk Sarees. Some of Vibrant Colors like Yellow, Fluorescent Green etc. Popular colors today include shades of blue, mauve, pink, yellow and orange, mixed with gold or silver thread. Subtle colors and textures are created by using different shades in the warp and weft.
So, Are you convinced to buy a stunning Maheshwari Silk saree to suit your Style? Do let us know.