SAREES - THE TIMELESS DRAPES OF GRACE: From time immemorial, the ubiquitous saree, worn by Indian women across the length and breadth of the country has stood as the tangible symbol of ethereal grace and beauty. A seamless length of the cloth, ranging from 5 yards to 11 yards, the charm of the saree lies in the mysterious drapes and folds with which it winds around the feminine form in myriad entrancing shapes and styles. In the thousands of years of its evolution, particular forms of the saree have risen above regional usage and have achieved widespread preference and fame amongst the Indian women. Such are the saree of Madhya Pradesh. Primary among them are Chanderi, Maheshwari, Tussar and cotton coveted and sought by almost all women in India and abroad. And it is these beauteous sarees to which Mrignayani has devoted itself, in an effort to make them accessible to rest of the world. Mrignayani also ensures that the unique weaving of these sarees and the craftsmen who create them continue to flourish and evolve and the tradition of the Master Craftsmen continues to form an integral part of the Indian ethos. Let Mrignayani take you through a magical journey of craftsmanship and acquaint you with the unique nuances which make the sarees of Madhya Pradesh so special. TUSSAR SAREES: SENSUOUS SHADES IN SILK: Tussar Silk, also known as Kosa Silk, is valued for its purity and texture. Kosa Silk is drawn from cocoons especially grown on Arjun, Saja or Sal trees. Available naturally in shades of gold-pale, dark, honey, tawny, baccoto beige, creamy, etc. Tussar Silk is considered an ideal as well as auspicious wear for marriages, religious ceremonies and other important functions. This original rich gold shade Tussar is dyed with colors of a very special hue and depth. Earlier only natural dyes were used which included yellow from the palaas flame of the forest, the Kusum Flower, the rich red pollen dust of the Rora Flower and the deep rose red from Lac. But with time the range of color and motifs have increased dramatically.