The Best Ethnic Peshwai Silk Saree you can Buy, that is Inexpensive and made from Pure Silk

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What is Peshwai Silk Saree?


Peshwai silk saree is a traditional silk saree which is available in pure silk fabric. This saree is widely used since a long time for wearing in marriage functions.

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“Peshwai” the name might sound quite familiar to most of you because when you think of a traditional saree, this may be the first type of saree that comes to your mind. 

Saree Origin


The Peshwai silk sarees have been the tradition of Marathas since the Peshwa Era. These tribes kept the traditional weave of Peshwai silk sarees alive even during the Mughal Sultanate Rule. It was certainly considered as a pride of the traditional saree drape look of Marathas.

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Today, these sarees are not only worn for special occasions of Marathi Culture but also worn by Brides too as a tradition.

It is made from fine silk and to make this saree, first, the silk threads are dyed and then they are weaved manually with zari or Resham to create a perfect peshwai silk saree. You will surely find the below colours as regular in this saree.

(i.) Parrot green, (ii.) Mustard, (iii.) Royal blue, (iv.) Pink, (v.) Orange, (vi.) Navy blue (vii.) Red, (viii.) purple, (ix.) Bottle green and (x.) Grey colour.

Peshwai silk saree is not to mention one of the popular traditional sarees in India. Here’s the sample image of this saree.

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Today, Tamil Nadu is certainly the main hub for Peshwai silk sarees. These sarees are majorly exported from here to sellers across various states in India and then it is made available by local sellers to local consumers for purchase.

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How to Identify Peshwai Silk?


Peshwai Silk saree will always have a small box fold. It will not only be very soft but also transparent if you see it very closely. The below picture shows a close glimpse of this saree.

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But when you hold this saree, it has a sheer, shiny, and soft texture. And you will definitely feel that the peshwai silk saree has a rich and traditional look when you see the saree after wearing it.

At any Maharashtrian wedding or wedding party, you can spot stunningly gorgeous Peshwai silk saree designs like Resham work, zari work, etc. 

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It is important to know that Peshwai silk sarees are 6.30 metres in length and 1.14 metres (approx) in width. This 6.30 metres length is further divided as 5.50 metres saree and 0.80 metres as blouse piece and they both are connected through a thin single stitch.

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Now, let’s talk more about the this saree. Peshwai Silk Sarees are usually traditional sarees.

So what is the kind of work and patterns that you can find on a traditional Peshwai silk saree?

You will find the beautiful golden Zari work that is woven through this saree. But there are more different patterns of work made on the Peshwai Silk Saree.

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Let’s talk about the latest patterns that are trending and look beautiful.

1. The Zari Work Style


This style is based on pure silk fabric and has a beautiful zari Border woven at the edges of the saree. It also has a beautiful box pallu with motif designs like Peacock and many more weaved from zari. And the entire saree has a small peacock or flower motif buttis made from zari weaving. Have a look at the below image to better understand this style.

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2. The Resham Work Style


This style is of course based on pure silk fabric and has a beautiful resham Border woven at the edges of the saree. It also has a beautiful box pallu with motif designs like Parrot, Lotus and many more weaved from resham. And the entire saree has a small parrot or flower motif buttis made from resham weaving. Have a look at the below image so that you better understand this style.

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The patterns formed in this saree are interesting. The trending patterns seen in Peshwai silk sarees are explained in the below chart.

Trending MotifsWhere are these Motifs present?
Peacock Motifs with open feathersThis motif is present on butti, border, and pallu of saree.
Peacock Motifs with closed feathersPresent on butti, border, and pallu of saree.
Lotus Flower MotifsThis motif is present on butti, border, and pallu of saree.
Parrot MotifsThis motif is present on butti, border, and pallu of saree.

The decision to choose the latest peshwai silk saree designs is mostly basis the occasion and of course the Individual preferences.

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For weddings and big functions, resham work peshwai saree makes a great choice. For simpler occasions like poojas and family gatherings simple zari border peshwai saree works great. The colour of the saree would purely depend upon individual tastes and preferences.

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Conclusion


The best part of wearing a beautiful Peshwai silk saree is that it is very lightweight and easy to carry. As a result, ethnic yet contemporary, this Saree has all the elements to give you the perfect look.

While our favourite type is the “resham work” style, we would love to know which type of peshwai pure silk saree did you like the most. Therefore, tell us by leaving a comment below.

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And let me tell you that you can surely make a huge fashion impact in this saree as this elegant and stylish saree will make you grab eyeballs wherever you wear it.

If this saree interests you then the best place to check out Peshwai Silk Sarees is Hindmata Market, Dadar. You will surely find a lot of amazing varieties of Peshwai Silk Saree here. A good quality pure peshwai silk saree price starts from Rs 3500 and above.

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