One of the original silk shops in Chennai, Rasi Silks was established in the early 1900s. It is a well known and trusted shop for Kanjivaram silk sarees & silk sarees in Chennai. Situated near the famous Kapaleeshwara temple in Mylapore, the shop is all peace and quiet. The ground floor has a beautiful collection of Kanjivaram silk sarees in the latest designs and colours and a price range to suit every pocket. They have their own yarns and hence design and manufacture the sarees in their looms. They bring out new designs every few months. Some of their designs are trend setting.
They have a branch in Delhi in the South Extension Market.
Silk scarves and stoles, letter holders and wall hangings, all in silk are also available in Rasi Silks. They can make for ideal gifts.
Rasi Silks has a great collection of antique Tanjore Paintings and some contemporary ones as well.
In the basement in Rasi Silks, there are sarees in georgette, crepe and chiffon as also sarees with heavy sequins and embroidery work which are famous in the North. They have a separate section for ready to wear blouses. They can customise blouses if required.
There is a great variety of silk and Banarasi fabrics that is available in Rasi Silks. Hence, one can buy fabrics for silk blouses here.
There is also a section for costume jewellery in silver and gold plated jewellery.
The top floor in Rasi Silks is the ready to wear section for men, women and children. Like many other shops in Chennai, they cater to men, women and children’s clothing.
Therefore, Rasi Silk caters to the entire family now.
However, they are well known through the world for their exclusive and exquisite Kanjivaram silk collection.