Maheshwari sarees are handwoven sarees from Maheshwar, a small town in the state of Madhya Pradesh, known for its unique borders. Shop for the latest maheswari silk sarees from our collection offering pure silk Maheshwari sarees, Tissue Maheshwari sarees, Silk cotton Maheshwari sarees etc.
Handloom Maheshwari sarees are typically and culturally woven with plain body and majestic breathtaking borders, The Borders are handwoven and not punched through the cards. Maheshwari sarees feature gorgeous borders inspired from the Narmada river, the architecture of the fort and surrounding flora. The Border are called leher, rui phool, chatai etc. The border is handwoven in zari, silk, tussar etc.
Maheshwari sarees carry smaller motifs if any, like the ones woven in the border mostly. One of the distinctive features of Maheshwari saree is the texture, which is slightly coarser due to purity of cotton. Also made in twill techniques Maheshwari cotton twill sarees are a dream and rarity. Pure cotton Maheshwari sarees are the most comfortable after the Bengal Cottons.
The colours on Maheshwari sarees are usually pastels with zari or bright coloured borders and selvedge. Traditionally were woven in nine yards as nauvari, these sarees are considered auspicious and were worn by the royal families who once ruled Maheshwar
Shop for authentic handloom Maheshwari sarees from the comfort your home and be assured that these saree are actually woven in the small town of Maheshwar and benefit the weavers directly and supporting their livelihood as handloom is the main source of income and occupation in this area just like Chanderi. Bringing Sarees from these smaller clusters make us proud and happy as these are impacted the most.
When you buy from Chowdhrain you are contributing towards sustainable business practices that Chowdhrain is proud to carry. Your sarees are packed in Compostable corn-starch packaging and no kind of extra plastic or paper is used. The saree is wrapped in a cotton upcycled bags that you can use to store your sarees safely in your wardrobe. Brand uses natural and azo free dyes, handlooms and authentic zari, we are further trying to perfect our sustainability game and your purchase makes us get closer!