Chanderi dresses are woven with delicate weaves and fine designs that succeed the looms in Chanderi located in Gwalior. Chanderi is famous for its fine weaves of zari band (patti) on the edge. Motifs are drawn from all around - hunting scenes, trees, man, woman, birds, fruits, flowers, and heavenly bodies.
Chanderi sarees got its name from a small place in Madhya Pradesh called Chanderi. Chanderi is a small town in the high dry hills of North central Madhya Pradesh. It has been famous for its handlooms since the reign of the Scindia royal family. Chanderi from Madhya Pradesh is made in silk or fine cotton that reflects the patterns found in temples in Chanderi. Chanderi fabric is one of the most preferred fabric to both summers as well as winters.
The best part of the chanderi sarees are the harmony that it maintains between the body and the border of the saree. It adds grace to the outfit. The most common pattern is the off white color on the body and the various colors on the border. Chanderi has zari Patti in which the design is enriched by using butis and motifs in the body of the saree.
Various types of designs and patterns are available in chanderi suits. Chanderi are the most preferred fabric for Anarkali style suit due to the shine in the cloth. The Anarkali churidar suit top can be worn with churidar. Chanderi silk embroidery suit is surely going to steal the heart of onlookers.
Struggle Chanderi has a special shimmer in the cotton with an elegant and delicate gold thread that is used in the borders and for the motifs. The most important aspect is the kind of thread used in its weaving.These beautiful sarees and suits are embellished with thread, pearl, patch, resham, kundan, stones, semi precious stones, crystals, beads, pearls, thread work, gotta work, sequins, embroidery, zari work etc