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We hand pick traditional hand loom Sarees (Saris) directly from southern India. Our business is based in the Harrow area, and also serves Wealdstone, Wembley and the north west London area.
By Appointment Only
- We don't sell via the internet/mail order
- We only sell to you directly once viewed and approved personally.
Ring xxxxxxx to make an appointment today!
New to Sarees?
We can help you with how best to drape and wear a Saree.
Something for everyone . . . .
This beautiful collection of saris includes:
- Lightweight Kanchipuram silks
- Silk cottons
- Cotton silk or Naaru Pattu made from plant fibre, i.e. Aloe, Pineapple, Banana fibre etc.
- Cool cottons
- Crepe silks
- Designer sarees and much more . . .
These are a must have for every wardrobe, as it is unique and lovingly created by hand by the weaver - in short it is handmade. These sarees come from a place in the south of India called Kanchipuram. Each handloom saree takes roughly about 3 to 4 days to weave. The whole process from start to finish is a week. These sarees are eco-friendly and it does not need dry cleaning. It can be gently hand washed at home with light ironing.
A Short History of Kanchipuram Silks
Kanchipuram also known as the Temple City, because of its several temples, is in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. This place is also famous for its Kanchipuram silk sarees, which are hand woven. The main profession of the people living in and around Kanchipuram is weaving these beautiful sarees. There are more than 5000 families who are engaged in the art of weaving. The silk weavers of Kanchi settling in Kanchipuram more than 400 years ago, and has given it an enviable reputation, as the producers of the best silk in the country and one of the best in the world!
Care for Sarees
The Handloom Sarees can be gently hand washed at home, with light ironing. All other sarees, i.e. designer sarees - dry cleaning is recommended.
Wearing a Saree
Things needed in order to wear a saree are a blouse and a petticoat (more commonly known as an underskirt).
A tailor can be recommended if help is needed to stitch a blouse.