Kanjeevaram sarees set the right mood for any Indian occasion. However, buying these stunning Kanjeevaram sarees comes with the need to take some special care of them as well. After all, how will you bequeath heirlooms if you don’t maintain your favourite Kanjeevaram sarees well?
There’s nothing worse than taking out your favourite Kanjeevaram saree from a suitcase and finding that it has turned into a lifeless piece of clothing.
Don’t worry, it’s not difficult to keep that from happening! Keep this guide handy and your Kanjeevaram saree will look good for a long time.
Make sure you don’t store your Kanjeevaram sarees with sarees of other fabrics.
1) Use Mild Detergent and Lukewarm Water
Make a solution of 1 cup of mild detergent in 1 bucket of lukewarm water. Soak your saree in this solution and wait for 10 minutes. Take out the saree and then run it under cold water till the water runs clear.
2) Wrap It in a Towel
If you’re washing your Kanjeevaram saree by hand, don’t twist it, but wrap it in a towel, gently roll it and press the towel to remove excess water. Place it on a wooden hanger and let it dry in a shady place.
3) Change the Folds
Change the folds every three months to avoid permanent creasing and air it indoors, away from direct sunlight for about 15-20 minutes in order to increase its lifespan.
Follow these easy steps and we promise your Kanjeevaram sarees will stay gorgeous for years to come!