A Dressing of Beauty
If you want to see the beautifully created Kanjeevaram sarees, then you will have to travel to a small place named Kanchi also known as Kanchipuram which is situated near Bangalore. So know, you can understand how this name Kanjeevaram has come over this sarees. If you check out the material of these Kanjeevaram sarees you will come to know that they are all made of silk fabrics which are very thin as compared to other fabrics. These kinds of silks are very popular in Tamil Nadu. Most of the women of Tamil Nadu wear these Kanjeevaram sarees.
If you closely look at Kanjeevaram saree you will come to know that the threads of it are of various different colors. To make these sarees look more beautiful they are covered with beautiful zari work (also known as a type of embroidery). There are evidences given in the pallava temples and palaces, where you can find paintings of women wearing Kanjeevaram sarees. Nowadays, you can still find theses kinds of sarees worn by women in different epics dramas like the Mahabharata, and the Ramayana. As time as changed now you can find a lot many kinds of designed Kanjeevaram sarees like the ethnic patterned and the modern patterned Kanjeevaram sarees.
There are endless verities of colored and textured Kanjeevaram sarees which catch the eyes of many people. The duration of creation of simple sarees takes up to just 10 to 12 days only. Making these sarees is very easy, but to decorate them is very difficult as it takes about 20 or more days. The expense of these Kanjeevaram sarees can go from Rs. 2000 to Rs. 50,000. The price of a Kanjeevaram saree matters on how much zari work is done on each of them.
In Tamil Nadu, the Kanjeevaram sarees are most of all used in particular occasions especially in the days of marriages. Theses are those kinds of sarees which are in fashion from a long time and so there are very rare chances that these types of sarees may get extent form the minds of people. These sarees are developed in different types of colors and because of these reasons Kanjeevaram sarees are worn by many ladies not just in India, but also all over the world.