Chanderi sarees get their name from their hometown Chanderi. It's a historic town in Madhya Pradesh around 9 hours drive from Delhi or around 4 hours drive from Bhopal.
You can roam the streets of Chanderi to experience the life in a small town with small shops selling everything from groceries to designer sarees and lehengas. Relive the experience of Malgudi days.
The Palaces and wells are well preserved for tourists to peep into the lives of royal family that used to live here.
It gives a glimpse of history not just with it's Mahals and temples but also the looms that used to weave cloth for the royal family. There are pitlooms as well as frame handlooms to weave the magic. Chanderi is famous for the Silk Cotton saree that are handwoven with Zari motifs and borders. Cotton is used in the warp while silk in the weft giving it a shimmer that is not too jazzy. Ideally chanderi sarees come in 2/80 to 2/100 cotton along with 18/20 to 20/22 silk.
These sarees are light weight and has transparent or sheer texture which makes them favorite with all ages and comfortable for every season.
You can use Chanderi sarees for casual wear or occassion wear depending on the motifs and the zaris used. Initially only natural dyes were used to dye the yarn but nowadays mainly chemical azo free dyes are used due to their colour fastness.
Pick and choose your colour and motifs at Jharonka to experience the royal fabric of Chanderi. Wear it to office or a casual party to get all compliments.
Do plan a trip to Chanderi too and see places close by like Oraccha, Jhansi and Bhopal and experience Incredible India!