(Last Updated on : 25/10/2010)
Mysore silk sarees are highly sought after by the Indian women and are made of pure silk. The sarees are admired because of the fabrics, vibrant colors and rich feel.
One of the traditional sarees of South India, Mysore silk sarees has secured the top position in the list of the traditional sarees of South India. This particular silk saree is a form of Karnataka Silk and pure silk is commonly used as the fabric. The unique characteristic of this saree lies in the shimmering effect of the material.
The recent trend has motivated the artisans to incorporate new designs and patterns along with the traditional designs. Some special features of Indian textile designing namely Bandhini styles and Kasuti embroidery are being infused into the making of Mysore silk sarees. The artisans create exclusive Mysore silk sarees on the base of vibrant colours. The intricate designs are sometimes done with zari and these works get added glitter for the metallic threads. The edges and the part of the saree that covers the shoulder are decked with golden lace. The Mysore silk sarees are found in different fabrics among which the Mysore crepe silk is highly acclaimed among the women of India. After the commencement of weaving this particular type of saree, the Government Silk Weaving Factory had started weaving this kind of silk and is famous for producing beautiful Mysore silk sarees.
Mysore silk sarees has been ruling as one of the widely worn sarees in the region and are considered as one of the most famous and sought after sarees of south India.
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