IndusDiva Kerala Kasavu Cotton Handloom Saree

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  • 100% Pure cotton
  • Genuine handloom saree
  • Weave Type: Kerala Kasavu
  • Saree Length: 6.25 meters, Saree Width: 44 inches
  • With blouse piece

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Look traditional and gorgeous in this rich white Kasavu cotton saree with a contemporary edge. The saree features gold zari stripes all over the body, while the pallu is grand with floral stripe and buttas woven in gold zari. The plain gold zari border of this Kasavu cotton saree adds to its charm. The saree comes with a blouse. About the Weave: To not alter the beauty of nature the weavers from Kerala craft handloom sarees from unbleached and un-dyed cotton with ethnic borders. This traditional saree is a pristine drape that brings out the inner glow of the wearer. About us: We are devoted to curate the best and craft the most stylish of Indian Ethnic Wear, entwining tales of culture and couture, fabrics and fables, weaves and whims to grace the Diva in you.

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The Kasavu Cotton Saree: A Reason To Celebrate

Dating back to the early Buddhist era, the Kasavu saree is a traditional malayali garment worn on special occasions. It’s one of the most iconic outfits of the state of Kerala. Especially during Onam, you’ll see numerous women clad in these elegant, simple white and gold sarees.

Traditionally Modern

A Kasavu saree set has three parts - the kara, which is the coloured border, the lower portion, called the mundu, and the upper part, known as the neriyathu. Traditionally, it was only known as mundum neriyathum but the addition of the golden zari or kasavu lent the name by which we know it today. The standard length of the modern Kasavu saree is 5.5 metres.
Back in the day, the mundu was tucked into the blouse. Nowadays, the Kasavu is worn with the pallu going over the shoulder. Once a simple white and gold garment, the Kasavu saree has taken a few cues from modern-day fashion design and incorporated it seamlessly into its traditional roots. The plain striped golden borders have now been replaced with patterns, and also have a few colours thrown into give this sophisticated saree a touch of glamour. Some sarees also have hints of cream and gold embroidery which subtly add to their appeal. Temples and peacocks have also found their way onto the designs on the pallu.

Kasavu: A Class Of Its Own

When you drape yourself in a Kasavu saree, it’s almost impossible for you to look anything short of gorgeous. The light, hand-woven cotton allows you to wear it for extended periods of time, making it perfect for those long pujas and weddings. With no flashy colours or designs, this saree oozes class and grace.

Taking Care Of Your Kasavu Saree

A saree is no ordinary piece of clothing, and your Kasavu saree is even more special. Here’s how you can keep your saree looking beautiful.

  • The first thing you should do after buying your saree is to soak it in a bucket of hot water with some salt added to it, to remove residual starch and any excess colour
  • Always wash your saree separately, to reduces the chances of colour from a different garment leaking onto the delicate cotton
  • Never use strong detergents on your saree
  • Always use an iron on medium heat and don’t apply too much force
  • If your saree gets stained, give it to the dry cleaners; don’t use a brush as it may deteriorate the fabric

Select the perfect saree for yourself from our incredible selection of Kasavu Cotton Sarees.

Product details

  • Item model number: BLR1610018
  • ASIN: B011NPL7KC
  • Date first available at 15 July 2015
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #9,65,174 in Clothing & Accessories (See Top 100 in Clothing & Accessories)
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