Kanchipuram silk saree is a magnificent creation of the craftsmen living in a small town, Kanchi (Kanchipuram), situated in South India. They are ideal for everyday wear as well as for special occassions.
Kanchipuram sarees are known for their contrast color combinations and traditional designs like temple borders, checks, stripes and floral (buttas). Kanchipuram sarees vary widely in cost depending upon the intricacy of work, colors, pattern, material used like zari (gold thread) etc. The silk is also known for its quality and craftsmanship, which has helped earn its name.