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Tips for Selecting Authentic Handloom Sarees


In the realm of timeless elegance and cultural grace, the handloom saree stands as a symbol of tradition, craftsmanship, and enduring beauty. At Woodloom, we understand the allure of handloom sarees and strive to offer a collection that seamlessly blends tradition with contemporary fashion. In this blog, we’ll guide you through the process of selecting an authentic handloom sarees, ensuring that you make an informed and inspired choice.

Why Choose a Handloom Saree?

 Handloom sarees are not just garments; they are a manifestation of centuries-old weaving traditions, passed down through generations. Opting for a handloom saree not only supports skilled artisans but also allows you to wear a piece of cultural heritage. The intricate handwoven patterns and attention to detail make each handloom saree a unique work of art.

1. Choosing the Fabric

   The first step in selecting an authentic handloom saree is understanding the various fabrics available. Handloom sarees come in a plethora of materials such as silk, cotton, linen, and more. Consider the occasion and your personal preference when choosing the fabric. Each fabric carries its own charm, and at Woodloom, we pride ourselves on offering a diverse range to suit every taste.

2. Handloom Mark

   To ensure authenticity, look for specific markers like the Handloom Mark. This certification guarantees that the saree has been handwoven and adheres to the highest quality standards. At Woodloom, we source sarees with the Handloom Mark, ensuring that each piece is a genuine handwoven creation.

3. Handwoven Patterns

   One of the enchanting aspects of handloom sarees is the myriad of patterns that can be created through skilled weaving techniques. Whether it’s intricate motifs, geometric designs, or traditional inspirations, pay attention to the craftsmanship that goes into creating these patterns. Each pattern tells a story, making your saree a unique expression of artistry.

4. Selecting a Design

   Modern handloom sarees often incorporate contemporary designs while preserving traditional aesthetics. Consider your personal style and the occasion when choosing a design. Woodloom offers a curated collection that seamlessly blends tradition with innovation, ensuring you find a saree that resonates with your individuality.

5. Traditional Dyeing Techniques

   The colors of a handloom saree are as important as its weave. Look for sarees that use traditional dyeing techniques, creating rich and vibrant hues that stand the test of time. At Woodloom, we celebrate the art of traditional dyeing, ensuring that each saree tells a story through its color palette.

6. Quality

   Quality is paramount when it comes to handloom sarees. Examine the fabric for consistency, inspect the borders and pallu for precision, and ensure that the saree feels sturdy yet luxurious. Woodloom guarantees uncompromising quality in every saree, a testament to our commitment to craftsmanship.

7. Thread Counts

   Thread count is a crucial factor in determining the quality of a handloom saree. Higher thread counts often indicate finer and more intricate weaving. Woodloom takes pride in offering sarees with meticulous thread counts, ensuring that each saree is a testament to the artisan’s skill and dedication.

8. Texture

   The texture of a handloom saree adds to its tactile allure. Whether it’s the smooth silk or the crisp texture of cotton, pay attention to how the fabric feels against your skin. Woodloom’s collection features a variety of textures, allowing you to find the perfect saree that not only looks stunning but feels delightful to wear.


As you embark on the journey of selecting an authentic handloom saree, let Woodloom be your guide. Our commitment to preserving tradition, supporting skilled artisans, and delivering quality handloom sarees ensures that each purchase is not just a wardrobe addition but a celebration of craftsmanship and culture. Embrace the elegance of handloom sarees with Woodloom – where tradition meets contemporary style.