Tuesday, 10 March 2015

The Kerala Cotton Sari - Tradition In A Modern Format

Kerala, known as God’s own country, has its own textile tradition. The climate and the natural surroundings make way for simplicity. One can see the set sarees, the traditional wear of Kerala being draped in one single style by most women. In rural areas, the traditional style of draping the saree is still being followed.

The culture and traditions of Kerala are exhibited in the saris of this state which cannot be witnessed anywhere else in the country. The ladies wearing Kerala cotton sarees have a feel of elegance from within because of their unique off white color along with golden border and the natural texture.

Traditionally women in Kerala also wear a two piece cloth named ‘settu mundu’, also known as ‘mundum neriyathum’ with natural color body and beautiful border shades, which when worn, exactly look a sari. The traditional pallus of the saris add grace to them and usually the sari of Kerala consists of 1-7 inch pallu whereas the rest of the body is found plain.

The typical Kerala cotton saree is hand woven and unbleached fine cotton yarn. It is known for its fineness of count in weaving. Kerala weavers create fabrics of exquisite designs and alluring beauty. The aesthetic since of Kerala weavers lies in their mastery over the creation of designs. 

For the weavers of Kerala nature is an unending source of inspiration. The intricate designs on these fabrics reflect the designs found in nature like parrots, peacocks, lotus, leaves and creepers and animals as well as geometric patterns. Now these saris are available in checks, strips and a wide variety of designs as well as in cotton mixed with silk.

The kerala cotton saris are designed with intricate tapestry borders and gorgeous pallus of saris are woven in golden thread and cotton. The body of the sari is embellished with golden designs. The pallus are designed with fine embroidery work.

The Kerala cotton saris are designed with plain body or zari, multi color thread woven strips with floral zari, temple style, nakshi, resham borders and designer pallus, it is perfectly suitable for traditional and festive occasions, corporate and casual wear.

The Kerala kasavu saris are designed with off white and cream fabrics with zari bootis, embroidery work and floral golden zari borders and zari woven pallus, these saris specially worn in festivals and traditional occasions like onam, vishu and Pongal festivals.

Now these kerala cotton saris are designed with block prints, check patterns and floral zari, printed, temple style borders and rich woven printed pallus, suitable for corporate and casual wear.

Unnati Silks have an exclusive collection of online shopping for Kerala cotton saris with beautiful designs, unique patterns and pleasant colors.

Unnatisilks, the largest ethnic online Indian shop offers exquisite designer Kerala Cotton Sarees for online sale. Our Online shopping store has the widest range of rich Indian Sarees and Salwar kameez. At Unnati Silks, you can buy unique, exclusive collection at affordable price.

Unnati has a unique range of fusion saris and salwar kameez where trending designs, patterns and colors have been incorporated in traditional styles of fabric manufacturers, and available in retail and wholesale. You can purchase online at Unnati silks and the products will be dispatched within 24 working hours of placing the order. We have free shipping and Cash on Delivery (COD) facility for Hyderabad, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kolkata, Chennai, Ernakulum, Delhi, Chandigarh, Lucknow, Patna, Jaipur and many other Indian cities. We also do Worldwide express shipping to countries like Australia, United States Of America(USA), United Kingdom (UK), United Arab Emirates(UAE), Australia, United States of America (USA), Adelaide, Black Town, Brisbane, Gold coast, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney, Alabama, Arizona, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, Washington, Barking, Birmingham, Leicester, London, Manchester, Canada, France, Germany, Indonesia, Kuwait, Malaysia, Mauritius, New Zealand, Oman, Pakistan, Singapore, South Africa, South America, Sri Lanka and Sweden.

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