Drape Yourself in a Modern Range of Traditional Silk Sarees from AMMK
When it comes to wearing something traditional on festivals or special occasion Silk Saree is the first name that comes into our mind. There is a huge variety of Indian silk sarees available online. Pure silk, Ghicha Silk, Tussar Silk, Khaddi Silk saree, Soft silk saree etc. are some of the popular Indian Traditional Silk Sarees you can find on our website. All of these sarees are loved by women because of its lavish textures and innovative designs. Let’s have a brief idea of different types of traditional sarees in our collection.
Mostly woven in eastern India, khaddi silk sareeis a traditional saree made from a mixture of 50% cotton and 50% silk. It is generally characterised by its shine and elegance with embroidery works and printed/hand painted motifs. Khadi silk is a light fabric meaning it is very comfortable to wear.
It is one of the most traditional sarees. Pure silk, as the name suggests, is made completely from silk without any kind of mixture of other fabric. It is soft and light to wear. Pure silk sareesare generally more expensive than other silk sarees.
Chanderi silkcomes from a small town in Madya Pradesh with the same name called Chanderi. It has a glossy and sheer texture. The sarees are made following a century old technique which blends silk and zari on cotton yards, giving it a bi-colour look. The most unique features of these sarees lies in the motifs which are generally handwoven with a needle and is inspired mainly from flowers, fruits, peacocks and coins.
Manipur has different culture and has followed their own traditions as such that they have their own type of traditional silk sarees known as Manipuri silk sarees. They are handwoven with block prints and flat colours. They do not feature motifs like other silk sarees. Combined with a mini blouse, Manipuri silk sarees because of their less conventional look is famous worldwide.
Originating from the Kota, Rajasthan, Kota silk sareeis a form of traditional sarees which are handwoven in a distinctive square shaped pattern. This pattern is also known as Khats. The sarees are made from cotton and silk, featuring a matte and shiny finish with high trims and embroidered ‘pallus’. They are extremely light in texture and has vibrant colours.
Linen silk sareeis another form of traditional silk saree which is made from a mixture of linen and silk fabric which adds extra gloss and sheer. These sarees are extremely durable and wear resistant as they are tightly woven and have a higher number of threads count than other sarees. A fancy linen silk saree can easily substitute it’s heavier counter parts as they can be beautiful and easy to carry.