Sarees that are made from one of the rarest silks in the world, Muga silk sarees from Assam are 100% organic and natural. Made from the strongest natural fiber, these muga sarees from Assam are known for their resilience and longevity and are known to outlive their wearers! Made from the semi-cultivated silkworm named Antheraea assamensis, that is rare and found in the deep jungles of Assam, muga sarees are known for their natural golden luster that is interestingly known to increase with usage. Patronized by the Ahom rulers during their rein from 1228 to 1828, handloom muga sarees till today are looked at as rich sophisticated sarees that cater to the upper segment of the society. Versatile textured saree that can be easily dyed and embroidered, buy muga silk sarees today and pass them down the generations as a herite saree at a later time.
The cultivation and weaving of Muga Silk has been around since ancient civilization but its golden period is considered during the reign of the Ahom rulers. Between 1228 to 1828, the Ahom rulers patronized Muga Silk by ensuring the higher officials of the kingdom adorned only clothes made from Muga Silk. The Muga Silk looms were under their royal supervision and were known as Rajaghoria looms. Today, most Muga Silk cultivation takes place in the West Garo hills and some in the west Khasi hills of Assam which are the only homes to Som and Soalu silkworms that are responsible for generation of Muga Silk yarns. Traditionally, Muga Silk has been used to make Assam’s traditional attire for women called `mehelka – chadar’ but today, it is also popularly used in making world famous muga silk sarees..
Why Choose Shatika for Muga Silk Sarees:
• Shatika is India’s leading Online Handloom saree shop that offers exquisite designer Muga Silk sarees with matching blouse.
• Shatika offers 100% genuine products.
• Orders placed for Muga Silk sarees online are dispatched within 24 working hours.
• The online options like Free Delivery*, Online Chat, Cash on Delivery*, and Offers and Discounts all through the year
Check out our Muga Silk Sarees Collections to get latest designs and Muga Silk sarees price online. Register with us today and avail great discounts on your Muga Silk sarees shopping.