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Woven Dreams

Silken Paradise – Kancheepuram

Try to think of an Indian woman and chances are you can visualise her draped perfectly in a saree.  In India one of the famous places to buy silk sarees is Kancheepuram, the “Silken Paradise” or Silk City, which is world renowned for the gorgeous hand-woven silk sarees of myriad rich colours, noted for their […]

Kanchipuram featured in Verve Magazine

We at The Kanjivaram Society were delighted to see our beloved Kanchipuram featured in Verve Magazine recently. In their feature section called 7 Sacred Cities, the authors capture the highlights of their travel to some of the most sacred destinations across the sub-continent. Written in true travel log style, the article touches upon the wonderful […]