Kovai Cora Cotton - Power of Silk and Cotton


About Kovai Cora Cotton

Kovai cora cotton saree is a type of saree made in Coimbatore, Tamilnadu. It has only just been recognized as a Geographical Indication by the Government of India in 2014-15. This cotton is made from a blend of silk and a superior quality cotton yarn. This mixing with traditional silk produces the famous kora cotton which is weaved on a traditional hand-loom. Every saree takes three days for the weaving process.

The sarees feature bright colored border designs with the minimal use of shining zari. Like most south Indian sarees, it’s appeal lies in its lavish pallu and border designs. Motifs, which are created by the artistic interplay of silk and cotton thread woven together. After the fabric is woven, complicated design processes are carried out in designing the border and pallu. These sarees come on the affordable side, ranging between Rs 400 and Rs 1200. Kovai Cora Cotton saree is a traditional sari that should belong to every saree collection.

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