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Murshidabad silk sarees are one of the most popular Bengal sarees. Murshidabad is famous for its fine mulberry silk cowdial sarees with flat, dark red, or brown borders made with three shuttles. The borders of Murshidabad silk sarees are laced with a fine serrated pattern in golden zari. Murshidabad silks are also popular for hand-printed designs and other materials that are also printed with woodblocks. While Bengal is famous for its cotton sarees, silk sarees are also popular in the region. It was during the reign of the British East India Company that the production of silk in West Bengal increased due to the demand for this material in England. Since the making of Murshidabad silk is completely natural, without any chemicals, it is often referred to as pure silk. These lightweight sarees are available in a myriad of colors and patterns, both woven and printed. You are bound to look gorgeous draped in a gorgeous silk saree from Murshidabad. Shop our latest collection of exclusive Murshidabad silk sarees online and blouse stitching at the best price for all your special occasions on Mirra Clothing.

This shiny fabric is specially made in the silk-making city of Murshidabad, West Bengal, where everything related to sericulture, weaving, and printing takes place, making it the “Mecca of Silk” from eastern India. Silk threads are made from the cocoons of silkworms. It takes approx. 8 cocoons to make a single thread of approx. 200 meters. There are many sarees known all over India and around the world from this part of the country such as the Baluchari Sari apart from various other embroidery and patterns such as Kantha and Batik.

It takes about 4-5 days to finish making a Murshidabad silk saree, the weaver keeps pressing the pedal of the loom and pulling the button of the loom to create a mesh of the silk threads which form the famous silk sari of Murshidabad.

Silk is something that can add a little more elegance and sparkle to any outfit, whether traditional Indian or Western. Our Murshidabad silk sarees are made from 100% high quality, hand-woven silk from Murshidabad. Mirra Clothing offers a large collection of block print Murshidabad silk sarees online. Shop while sitting in the comfort of your home, choosing from a variety of colors & patterns. These lightweight sarees, adorned with a variety of colorful patterns are very popular for easy draping, as formal or casual wear.

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FAQ

  • What is Murshidabad silk?

    Murshidabad is famous for its cowdial saris made of fine mulberry silk with flat, deep- red or maroon borders made with three shuttles. The cultivation of mulberry silk and its weaving is carried out in the plains of West Bengal. The borders are laced with fine serrated design in gold zari. Murshidabad silks are also popular for hand-printed designs and other materials which are also printed with wooden blocks

  • How to identify Murshidabad silk?

    Murshidabad is famous for its cowdial saris made of fine mulberry silk with flat, deep- red or maroon borders made with three shuttles. The cultivation of mulberry silk and its weaving is carried out in the plains of West Bengal. The borders are laced with fine serrated design in gold zari. Murshidabad silks are also popular for hand-printed designs and other materials which are also printed with wooden blocks.

  • How to Maintain murshidabad silk sarees?

    Murshidabad is known for the superior quality of silk. The quality of silk does not only depend on the silkworm but also on the art of weaving. how the silk threads are extracted from the cocoon and how they are woven make silk special. Silk needs to be maintained by storing it in a damp-free place. It also needs to be dry-cleaned to prevent any untoward damage to the fabric

  • Where to buy Murshidabad silk sarees?

    Mirra clothing is the best site to latest collection of Murshidabad silk sarees online at best price. Mirra clothing has a good collection of Murshidabad silk sarees such as Royal Blue Silk Pure Silk Saree with Block Printed, Cream Pure Silk Saree with Block Printed Florals, White Pure Silk Saree with Block Printed Florals and many more. The Murshidabad silk sarees price starts from 4000 onwards

  • What is the difference between Murshidabad silk and Bishnupuri silk?

    Most of these sarees are printed silk sarees named after the city “Murshidabad Silk” with colorful varieties of patterns. Bishnupuri printed silk saree, is another name sometimes used to refer to these sarees. Both, Murshidabad sarees or Bishnupuri sarees are usually colorful patterned, hand printed silk sarees.

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