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This week at Kanakavalli...

VALLI MUHURTHAM : The Bridal Kanjivaram

Bridal & Trousseau

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WELCOME TO KANAKAVALLI

Discover, browse and shop the Kanakavalli kanjivaram and more in our curated range of exquisite handcrafted saris, unstitched blouse fabric lengths, accessories for trousseaus and gifting, and a selection of accents... we hope you enjoy your visit and do let us know if we can be of any help!

Browse some of our collectives from the links below, or use the menu to explore our entire repertoire.

DON'T MISS -

LITTLE RITUALS : AARAMBAM

Discover Little Rituals: Aarambam, a photo essay tracing auspicious beginnings through the unique lens of the kalyana podavai, the bridal kanjivaram, as it journeys across two timelines.

From the creation of the kanjivaram in the hands of master weavers, to the elaborate preparations for the ceremony as the bride gets ready, the kanjivaram plays a central role in the little rituals and traditions of the wedding day. The story unfolds on our blog...

Featured this week...

VALLI MUHURTHAM : The Bridal Kanjivaram

Discover Kanakavalli's collective of exquisitely embellished bridal and trousseau kanjivarams ranging from the classic to the contemporary, and perfect for an unforgettable wedding day.

Browse the collectives...

BLOUSE STUDIO

Explore a curated selection of handloomed blouse fabric lengths.

Find your perfect pairing

COTTON COLLECTIVE

A range of breezy and lightweight cotton handloom saris for all seasons, a testimony to the handloom weave.

Explore now...

ALL KANJIVARAMS

The entire repertoire of Kanakavalli's kanjivaram selection.

View them all...

Virtual shopping...the Kanakavalli way!

KANAKAVALLI SESSIONS

Discover Kanakavalli's virtual, specially curated, live video shopping sessions! Click on the image below to learn more and we look forward to welcoming you into our virtual world...

GIFTING & COLLECTIBLES

a selection of beautifully crafted gifting options that draw inspiration from the kanjivram craft's rich lexicon.

Collectible silver coins

MRIGA PAKSHI

The Gift of Choice

PRESENTATION GIFT CARD

A kanjivaram colouring book

VANAM SINGARAM

March Edition

THE BEAUTIFUL DRAPE

Kanakavalli presents The Beautiful Drape, a monthly series that delves into the extraordinary detail of the kanjivaram craft through selected saris from our repertoire, highlighting their rare craft and beauty. 

View our pick for this month - click on the image below.

Recently featured collectives...

IN CASE YOU MISSED THESE-

Every week, we feature a collective here at Kanakavalli. Catch up with our previously featured collectives below, or view the entire list in our menu ...

Metallic Shimmer

SILK COTTON CROSS WEAVES

Kanjivarams Reds & Pinks

COLOUR MY LOVE

Discover our stores -

STEP INSIDE KANAKAVALLI

We extend our love for what we do in the way we showcase our repertoire, and invite you to browse Kanakavalli online, or at one of our stores, each an experience in itself. Click below for our store addresses, maps, opening hours, and links to learn more about each store.

A little light reading...

DIP INTO OUR BLOGS!

We've got so much to share with you...scroll down to view the latest from our blogs - join in the celebrations on the Kanakavalli Brides blog, as we share images from their Big Day, bringing you stories of love and coming together.

Or stop by our Varna Sutra blog that decodes the kanjivaram, taking you on a journey of the colour and symbology that defines the craft.

Their Big Day!

KANAKAVALLI BRIDES

Kanakavalli Bride : Madhumita

Kanakavalli Bride : Madhumita

Madhumita weds Sanket Kanakavalli Bride Madhumita and Sanket met at work, and their friendship grew over long drives and conversations over chaat. During the Covid lockdown, they played Lido onlin...

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Kanakavalli Bride : Nikita

Kanakavalli Bride : Nikita

Nikita weds Siddharth Kanakavalli Bride Nikita and her husband Siddharth had both lived in Chicago for over seven years, but didn't meet each other until the pandemic in early 2021. Theirs was a w...

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Kanakavalli Bride : Suganthini

Kanakavalli Bride : Suganthini

Suganthini weds Mohan Kanakavalli Bride Suganthini and Mohan were friends first, before they fell in love. Mohan, who had moved to Ireland, surprised Suganthini in Chennai, and they confessed thei...

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Decoding the Kanjivaram

VARNA SUTRA

Varna Sutra : Patra, Pushpam - Kanjivaram's Flora
Varna Sutra : Motifs

Varna Sutra : Patra, Pushpam - Kanjivaram's Flora

Motifs offer a new dimension to the visual appeal of a traditional sari, upholding a unique form of creative expression within the craft. Plant and floral motifs have held a place of importance in...

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Varna Sutra : Healing Foods (Part 2)
Healing Foods

Varna Sutra : Healing Foods (Part 2)

Within the kanjivaram drape, you can traverse a world of colour, and you might find yourself immersed in the hues of a South Indian kitchen. Continuing our journey into the healing foods of India ...

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Varna Sutra : Healing Foods (Part 1)
Healing Foods

Varna Sutra : Healing Foods (Part 1)

Unfolding in a beautiful lexicon, the kanjivaram’s colours are rich in local flavour, indigenous and evocative. They are rooted in culture and the natural world, and include references to ingredie...

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