The sarees originated in their namesake city known as Kanchipuram which is located in Tamil Nadu, India. During the reign of Sri Krishna-Deva Raya over the empire of Vijayanagara (in the fifteenth century), the well-known weaving communities located in Andhra Pradesh, called the Devangas and Saligars, moved to Kanchipuram. These sarees initially were made in the traditional nine-yard format and were used to adorn idols in temples, mainly in southern India. Over time, these were converted to the six-yard sarees that are worn more frequently today.
Known to have a wide variety of colors, patterns, and heaviness (depending on zari and yardage), these sarees are each meticulously crafted and are one of a kind. The mulberry silk saree often features zari, which is a fine thread spun from pure gold.The designs on the silk are inspired by the scriptures and art that have been featured for centuries in the temples of Kanchipuram. This characteristic makes each saree a piece of history that is to be cherished for