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Upadha Jamdani Saris of Andhra Pradesh

The traditional Uppada Saree from a small village called Uppada from the state of Andhra Pradesh, India.

Uppada, a beach town situated 20 kms from Kakinada is famous for wonderfully designed cotton sarees. At Peddapuram, 20 kms from Kakinada one can shop for exquisitely designed silk sarees produced by local artisans. Bandarulanka, 4 kms from Amalapuram is yet another well-known place for choicest silk and cotton sarees woven locally.

The Uppada silk and cotton sarees have gold tissue border. The Uppada Sarees are made of pure cotton and cotton silk mix in which the pallu is woven like paithani weaving of pure gold zari.

The weaving technique is called Jamdani, which is age old technique.

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