Mysore Silk Sarees


Mysore Silk Sarees are world famous for their fine form, vibrant colors and rich feel. Mysore Silk has become an integral part of the very rich tradition of South Indian Sarees. South India has a very old tradition of silk sarees that is rich in its variety and Mysore Silk surely tops the list of South Silk forms that are popular.

Mysore Silk is a form of Karnataka Silk and it is one of the purest forms of silk. The shimmering effect of the Mysore Silk Sarees and the Bangalore Silk Sarees is one unique characteristic of Karnataka Silk and attracts the customers.

The Mysore Silk Sarees are going through heavy makeover and new styles are being introduced to make the already popular form of silk even more attractive and tempting. Some special features of Indian textile designing like Bandhini Styles and Kasuti Embroidery are being infused into the making of Mysore Silk Sarees.
A wide range of attractive colors are also used in the making of the sarees.

The beauty of the Silk Sarees of Mysore depend largely on the intricate work of 'Zari'. Mostly these sarees contain golden lace on the saree edges and on the part of the saree that covers the shoulder.

Among the different Mysore silk types that are famous, the Mysore crepe silk is the most sought after. There are excellent weavers who have mastered the art of weaving this special kind of silk. The Government Silk Weaving Factory is famous for producing beautiful Mysore silk sarees.

Last Updated on 9/14/2011