Salem Silk Sarees

From Salem in Tamil Nadu - Salem Silk Sarees

Salem silk sarees that are often referred to as Salem silks are sarees that come in vibrant, long-lasting colors. These sarees come from the district of Salem in Tamilnadu. The name is a derivation of the term “Salya”, the ancient weaving community. These sarees began to be woven on a large scale during the 1980s as the handloom industry saw a boom. These sarees are worn on a variety of occasions and are very popular as they are not limited to a specific heritage or tradition.

Bright Colours - Large Motifs - Salem Silk Sarees

Salem silk sarees come in bright colors with large motifs. The fabric is very soft and durable making them aesthetically appealing. With almost 130 spinning mills and weaving units, Salem has more than 20,000 families engaged in creating these beautiful Salem Silk sarees.

The high quality silk and the designs on the pallu and border that show up often, set these Salem Silk Sarees apart and they canbe worn on almost any occassion.