Breathtaking architecture, bylanes full of rich history and the city of 1000 temples— Yes, I’m talking about Kanchipuram! Once a capital of the Pallava dynasty, it stands testament to the glorious Dravidian Heritage and its powerful rulers. Its history begins with the Vijayanagara Emperor, Krishnaddevaraya, with his love for all things finesse, including the classic Kanjivaram silk saree. He brought silk weavers from all over the country to settle in his community and weave sarees.
Muhurth’s Tryst with the Kanjivaram
The story of Muhurth is a captivating tale that traces its roots back to t...
India is a land of culture, preserved best in its tales that are alluring as itself; narratives that are woven with imagination, symbolism and with intention to confabulate their ideas to the next.
We at muhurth understand those parables and take pride in bringing a part of that culture to life through our weaves. A little deep dive into our history accounts holds accountn the contribution by our forefathers to the craft of weaving. Having migrated from Saurashtra to settle down in parts of South India, they came to be known as ‘Pattu Nool karar’, meaning ‘Silk Thread people. They were the...
Unveiling the past
Muhurth முஹூர்த் मुहुर्त
The beautiful untold history of wills and fine threads winds back to a time of the past, when enduring events played pivotal roles in trade and history.
River Tapti is one such path carrying significant meaning to the history of silk as it witnessed movement of threads, gold and silver alike, its relevance being established in Surat and massively contributing to the textile industry of silks.
Throwing some light on the birth of silk culture, Muhurth loves to share some history on Zari, which is the most loved element in #Kanjivaram.