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About Paithani Sarees Online

Paithan is a small town in Aurangabad in Maharashtra, which has a rich culture and tradition. It is here that Paithani saree is weaved. Paithani silk sarees are made using exquisite silk and they are hand woven. Paithani sari is considered as the richest saree in the whole of Maharashtra. This art is more than 2000 years and flourished during the Shalivahana era. Since then Paithani saree has become a heirloom that was passed from one generation to the other. Since major part of this saree making was done by womenfolk, the mother passed on this weaving technique to her daughter.  Even now the real Paithani silk saree is handwoven using pure silk, real silver and gold. This has made these sarees very expensive.

Paithani saree designs are unique and very beautiful. A typical Paithani silk saree has borders of oblique or square design and a pallu with a peacock. They are available in multitude of colors, which is achieved by varying weaves. The design woven on the border of the saree separates it from all other sarees. The pallu of this saree is characterized by various motifs such as asavali, bangdimors, shikharkhana, akroti, Ajanta lotus and so on. Many of these sarees have their edges lined with precious pearls and rare gems.

The embroidery works done on the saree include mostly wedding scenes and other such important ceremonies. Paithani colours include bright colors like red, lavender, purple, ochre, prussian blue, magenta, peach pink, sky blue, royal blue, violet red, gujri, pasila and mirani.

This saree is made by skilled artisans and it takes two months to one year to create a Paithani saree, depending on the pallu and the border. Paithani cotton sarees are not widely seen as the silk sarees as paithani evolved from cotton base to silk base. Present day Paithani sarees are made of silk and zari. 

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Shimply offers an exclusive range of Paithani Sarees online. These Paithani Sarees are available from authenticated sellers and come in a range of colours, textures, fabrics and designs.

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Shimply.com brings you pure and authentic Paithani Sarees from across the country. With an awesome collection of designs and fabric, we also offer great selection in Chanderi Sarees, Bengal Handloom Sarees, Bengal Tant Sarees, Uppada Sarees, Gadwal Handloom Sarees, Venkatgiri Sarees, Pochampally Ikat Sarees, Narayanpet Sarees, Kanchipuram Silk Sarees, Bhagalpuri Silk Sarees, Rajasthan Handloom Sarees, Kota Sarees, Bandhani Sarees, Madhubani Sarees, Phulkari Sarees, Assam Silk Sarees, Bollywood Sarees, Bengal Zari Work Sarees Sarees, Batik Sarees, Maheshwari Sarees, Mekhela Chadar and many more.

Orders placed for Paithani Sarees online are dispatched within 2-3 working days (details are mentioned for each product separately) and they reach you within 2-3 days in India and 5-15 days in any other part of the world! We make every effort to make your Paithani Saree online shopping experience with us a pleasurable one.