Types Of South Indian Sarees

Silk sarees are always considered as the taboo of South India. It is one of the most beautiful collection of sarees in our Country. The treasure of South-Indian sarees are those which every woman across the world would like to keep in her wardrobe. These sarees are preserved for the most important occassions and festivals. The types of south-Indian sarees are:-

south saree

Kanjeevaram Sarees-

These type of sarees are born in the Kancheepuram region of Tamil Nadu and there sarees are also known as Kancheepuram/Kanjeevaram sarees. There sarees are woven by mulberry silk threads and are undoubtedly one of the richest and most magnificient sarees that India can boast of. This saree made in red and gold is an essential of a bride of South-India. There sarees are also available in multiple of colors. 


Mysore Silk Sarees-

This type of saree is recognized for its color, richness and traditional appeal. It usually weighs between 400-600 grams and its price also depends on its weight. It incorporates few changes from time to time and hence, continues to remain very popular. These sarees are available in bright colors and it can be plain or embroidered. 

mysore silk

Pochampally Sarees-

These sarees are made in Bhoodan Pochampally, Nalgonda district of Telangana. This saree is very unique and very popular because they are made in geometric designs and are dyed in Ikat style. These sarees are so popular that even the air hostess of Air India flaunt bright and beautiful Pochampally sarees as their uniform.


Gadwal Sarees-

These sarees are known to be wedged between the river Tungabhadra and Kaveri, the town of Gadwal has taken the best of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka to create their exclusive sarees. These sarees always stand out for their Zari work. The rich border of this saree is made in pure mulberry silk with the help of weft technique. This handcrafted sarees look absolutely divine when it is worn by women. 


These are some of the best South-Indian sarees known for their Divinity all over the world. In the our coming posts we will try to explore some more handlooms of India.