The Kanchipuram Silk Saree is hand-woven with dyed silk yarn with
interleaved designs made with 'Zari' - a Silk thread twisted with a thin
Silver wire and then gilded with pure Gold. Technically, the silk thread
used for weaving Kanchipuram Sarees is made up of three single threads
twisted together.Woven from pure mulberry silk and have an enviable
reputation for texture, lustre, durability and finish. Hence, the
Kanchipuram Silk Saree is usually stronger (and more expensive) than its
counterparts from Arni, Dharmavaram, etc. However, the designs on the
Saree itself are what brings it the fame.
The sarees in dazzling colours are available in every
imaginable design and variety, which can make the job of selection quite
challenging. To compare with other silk sarees, the Kancheepuram silk
sarees are very famous in the world.