Kanchi Weavers is a small shop and you may wonder why we have written about it. Here is why
The owners have their traditional weaving unit in Kanjivaram and it is the thirdrd generation which is currently engaged in running the business. So there is a lot of tradition, quality and pride that is evident in the store.
Kanjvaram silk sarees, silk cotton sarees & Kanchi cotton sarees are all available here.
Kanchi cotton sarees come in beautiful contemporary patterns as do the silk cotton sarees. They introduce new designs every season while keeping stock of traditional designs as well. For eg, to coincide with the beginning of the music season in Chennai, they have some interesting musical notes and musical instruments themes on the sarees.
The sarees are in pure cotton that are ideally suited for the summer months. What is more, the prices are very attractive. The pure cotton sarees cost Rs. 1500 to Rs. 2500/piece on an average.
Kanchi Weavers also stock beautiful Kanjivaram silk sarees. Refreshingly new designs and colour combinations are the most noteworthy thing about this store. Unusual colour combinations, unique designs on the body and the border makes the sarees distinct. It is rare to find Kanjivaram silk sarees with a combination of thread work embroidery and zari motifs or Kanjivaram silk sarees with silver zari work.
If you have limited time to shop for sarees, this is the best place to visit. You can swiftly look at the exclusive collection of silk sarees available here and make quick decisions.
Kanchi Weavers have a great online presence as well. They have a sale period twice a year, during which time they dispose of the old stock and bring in fresh designs.
Do not miss that if you are in Chennai.