Silk Sari Care


Some tips to take care of your silk sarees to make them long-lasting and looking as elegant and glamorous as a new one.


1.For the first wash, soak the saree in salt water and then rinse well in cold water.
2.For sarees, wash the border, pallu and body separately in the
3.After two or three plain water washes, use good quality detergent
soap and clean quickly.
4.While pressing, use medum iron only.
5.In case of stains, wash with cold water immediately.
6.Store silk saree away from sunlight and wrap in a muslin cloth.
7.Unfold silk sarees and change the folding every three months in order to avoid zari breakage.


1.Do not use soap for the first 3 washes. Use only plain water.
2.Never beat the garment while washing.
3.Do not brush or lash a silk saree. This might tear the zari
4.Do not bundle the saree and keep wet for a long time.
5.Do not hang silk sarees.

Via saree times.


One response

  1. Any woman in the world likes Indian silk saris. But sometime they are damaged due to improper care. Your tips are really helpful.

    December 17, 2010 at 1:11 PM