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40 products found in Paithani

Rose Pink Paithani Saree
  • Rs. 16,025.00
  • Rs. 4,807.00
Gold Yellow Paithani Saree
  • Rs. 16,025.00
  • Rs. 4,807.00
Deep Pink Paithani Saree
  • Rs. 16,025.00
  • Rs. 4,807.00
Sapphire Blue Paithani Saree
  • Rs. 16,025.00
  • Rs. 4,807.00
Fun Green Paithani Saree
  • Rs. 16,025.00
  • Rs. 4,807.00
Imperial Red Paithani Saree
  • Rs. 16,025.00
  • Rs. 4,807.00
Green And Yellow Woven Paithani Saree
  • Rs. 18,375.00
  • Rs. 5,513.00
Whale Blue Woven Paithani Saree
  • Rs. 22,899.00
  • Rs. 6,870.00
Forest Green Woven Paithani Saree
  • Rs. 21,962.00
  • Rs. 6,588.00
Ruby Pink Woven Paithani Saree
  • Rs. 22,994.00
  • Rs. 6,898.00
Egyptian Blue Woven Paithani Saree
  • Rs. 23,744.00
  • Rs. 7,123.00
Corn Yellow Woven Paithani Saree
  • Rs. 22,431.00
  • Rs. 6,729.00
Apple Green Woven Paithani Saree
  • Rs. 21,681.00
  • Rs. 6,504.00
Tiger Orange Woven Paithani Saree
  • Rs. 22,806.00
  • Rs. 6,842.00
Mellow Yellow Woven Paithani Saree
  • Rs. 23,040.00
  • Rs. 6,912.00
Velvet Purple Woven Paithani Saree
  • Rs. 22,965.00
  • Rs. 6,890.00
Bubble Gum Pink Woven Paithani Saree
  • Rs. 22,571.00
  • Rs. 6,771.00
Pineapple Yellow Woven Paithani Saree
  • Rs. 22,736.00
  • Rs. 6,821.00
French Blue Paithani Saree
  • Rs. 18,258.00
  • Rs. 5,477.00
Lilac Woven Paithani Saree
  • Rs. 23,837.00
  • Rs. 7,151.00
Turquoise Blue Woven Paithani Saree
  • Rs. 23,369.00
  • Rs. 7,011.00
Persian Red Woven Paithani Saree
  • Rs. 22,688.00
  • Rs. 6,806.00
Bright Orange Woven Paithani Saree
  • Rs. 21,761.00
  • Rs. 6,528.00
Rice White Woven Paithani Saree
  • Rs. 23,288.00
  • Rs. 6,986.00
Pine Green Woven Paithani Saree
  • Rs. 23,288.00
  • Rs. 6,986.00
Deep Sky Blue Woven Paithani Saree
  • Rs. 22,500.00
  • Rs. 6,750.00
Coral Peach Woven Paithani Saree
  • Rs. 23,288.00
  • Rs. 6,986.00
Corn Yellow Woven Paithani Saree
  • Rs. 21,441.00
  • Rs. 6,432.00
Teal Green Woven Paithani Saree
  • Rs. 23,288.00
  • Rs. 6,986.00
Amaranth Red Woven Paithani Saree
  • Rs. 21,516.00
  • Rs. 6,455.00
Deep Pink Woven Paithani Saree
  • Rs. 23,288.00
  • Rs. 6,986.00
Golden Red Woven Paithani Saree
  • Rs. 19,386.00
  • Rs. 5,816.00
Cherry Red Zari Woven Paithani Saree
  • Rs. 19,829.00
  • Rs. 5,949.00
Rouge Pink Zari Woven Paithani Saree
  • Rs. 19,829.00
  • Rs. 5,949.00
Light Green Zari Woven Paithani Saree
  • Rs. 19,829.00
  • Rs. 5,949.00
Hot Pink Zari Woven Paithani Saree
  • Rs. 19,829.00
  • Rs. 5,949.00
Navy Blue Zari Woven Paithani Saree
  • Rs. 19,829.00
  • Rs. 5,949.00
Coral Pink Zari Woven Paithani Saree
  • Rs. 19,829.00
  • Rs. 5,949.00
Rani Pink Woven Paithani Saree
  • Rs. 23,040.00
  • Rs. 6,912.00
Midnight Black Woven Paithani Saree
  • Rs. 21,761.00
  • Rs. 6,528.00

History of Paithani Sarees

Paithani is a variety of sari, named after the Paithan town in Aurangabad, Maharashtra State in India where the sarees are woven by hand. Made up of very fine silk fabric, it is considered one of the richest saris in India.

Even in today's advanced world the methods of weaving Paithani silk sarees have not changed at all from 200 B.C. The art is more than 200 years old, developed in Paithan (Pratishthan) capital of the legendary Satavahanas Ruler. Satavahana's ruler used to export cotton and silks to the great Roman Empire against the exchange of Gold.

During the Mughal era (1600-1800 AD) Aurangzeb patronized the weavers and the designs in this era came to be known as " Aurangzebi ". He prohibited the weavers to weave ' Jamdanis ' except for his court and punished the weavers who disobeyed his command.

 

INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

Sadly, the Paithani weaving industry experienced a huge setback with the Industrial Revolution and the advent of the British Rule. But during the 17th Century, the Peshwas took it upon themselves to promote the craft and consequently, settled Paithani weavers in Yeola, which is now the manufacturing hub for Paithani Silk Sarees in India.

The Paithani Sarees & Fabric is socio-culturally related to the Maharashtrian people due to its confluence with their culture. Initially, weaving activities were limited to Paithan town until the 17th century. Laterweaving was transferred to Yeola (a village in Nashik district). The sale of Paithani saree started coming up in 1984-85 and the Yeola village became the main commercial center of Paithani weaving.

Despite the lustrous history of Paithani sarees, today they are in a similar state as many handloom sarees are, thanks to the power of looms.

However, no machine-made fabric can be compared with the hand-made Paithani sarees by the master craftsmen of Maharashtra. Even today Maharashtra is the home of the most celebrated textile like the Paithani saree, gold-embroidered zari sari with its beautiful designs and woven borders.

 

How to maintain your Paithani Saree.

1. Never hand-wash or machine-wash a silk saree.

2. In case the saree gets stained, immediately wipe the stain off with cold water.

3. It is advisable to only dry-clean silk sarees.

4. Never hang your beautiful silk saree to dry in direct sunlight as doing so will cause the color to fade.

5. Don’t keep the saree bundled up as this will result in the threads of the beautiful embroidery or zari work getting entangled.

6. Store your Paithani saree in a light cotton muslin cloth. This will give the saree breathing space and will prevent one saree from sticking to another when kept in a pile.

7. Don’t store your saree in a plastic blog or a cover as this will cause the gold embroidery to turn black.

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