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                                                       South silk sarees are popular amongst Indian women for their lustre, shine and durability. These are more than just a piece of cloth, they are a symbol of culture, tradition and history. These sarees are known to be at least 400 years old, produced primarily by two weaving communities, namely the Devangas and the Saligars.

                                                      These sarees are frequently worn on festive days like weddings, festivals, and customary rituals. Many ladies in South India also like to wear them daily, usually combined with a blouse and petticoat. Although these are produced in Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, they are popular all across India. 

                                                      History and Legacy of South Silk Sarees

                                                      Silk weaving has been done in South India for centuries. The skills and techniques are passed on from one generation to another. The weavers' exquisite craftsmanship is evident in these sarees, perfectly capturing the local culture. These sarees are filled with motifs that carry a deep legacy and represent traditional folklore. The motifs include animals, plants, geometric patterns and local stories. These motifs increase the saree's beauty and reflect that region's cultural beauty.  

                                                      Be it Onam or Pongal, silk sarees are an important part of festivals in southern India. They emit positivity and fortune. Many families gift brides silk sarees during the wedding, symbolising best wishes and prosperity for the couple. Also, in many families, silk sarees are passed down from one generation to another, indicating continuity and family ties. People preserve the legacy of their ancestors by donning these sarees in addition to honouring their cultural heritage.

                                                      Types of South Silk Saree

                                                      Kanjivaram Silk Saree

                                                      It is arguably the most popular South silk saree. Known as the “Queen of Silk”, the Kanjivaram silk saree remains the favourite amongst women in India. Originating from the town of Kanchipuram, Kanjivaram sarees are made of interlocking and weaving pure mulberry silk with silver wires. A gold thread is added to give it a shiny and glittery look. These come in a variety of colours and the designs are of local culture, temples, animals, birds and a lot more. Whether it be a wedding or a festival, Kanjivaram saree can add a golden touch to your look.

                                                      Mysore Silk Saree

                                                      These are produced in the Mysore region of Karnataka and are an integral part of Karnataka’s culture. These are made from mulberry silk and are appreciated for their sheen, zari and lightweight fabric. Mysore silk sarees' distinctive features include intricate motifs in pure gold zari and striking colour contrasts between the border and the body.

                                                      Dharmavaram Silk Saree

                                                      These are from Andhra Pradesh and are named after the place where they are weaved. These are mainly worn during weddings for their rich lustre and shine. These are woven using mulberry silk and zari which creates a twisting effect. These come in a range of colours like yellow, red, orange, pink and many more. 

                                                      Pochampally Silk Saree

                                                      These are woven in the town of Pochampally. Known for their minimalistic yet elegant design, these are a popular choice for parties and festivals. These are woven in ikat-style geometric patterns like diamonds and hexagons. 

                                                       Kasavu Silk Saree

                                                      Elegance is what sets apart Kerala's traditional Kasavu sarees. The handwoven inherent gold borders on these saree textiles contribute to their classic appeal. Kasavu sarees are worn at festivals, weddings, and other large traditional gatherings.

                                                      Konrad Silk Saree

                                                      Konrad sarees are renowned for their exquisite beauty and distinct texture. The sarees' allure and aura are enhanced by the zari work, which is weaved from pure silk. These sarees include many themes such as flowers, vines, creepers, peacocks, elephants, and parrots. These sarees are ideal for formal wear, such as weddings.