Saree Kuchu term seems little strange as well as a fascinating word. If you are not from south India especially from Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu or other South Indian states. Then, there are 90% chances that you don’t know what is it. Well, that’s what we are gonna discuss further. You will get complete information about what is it and new Saree Kuchu Designs Latest 2019
What is Saree Kuchu?
It is also known as Saree tassels. These are basically an embellishment craft accessory for dresses and are available in many Kuchu Designs. These are made up of fabric, beads and decorative crafts in various colors and styles. It helps to enhance the beauty of sarees and nowadays to almost any women dresses.
In South India, it’s a very traditional way to decorate the dresses and to make them more attractive. Earlier, in the beginning – it was mainly used to decorate pattu sarees only. But as time has gone, now it is used for almost all women dresses. Its range of decoration includes suits, plazo suits, and other kinds of dresses along with sarees.
Whether you are a well-grown woman or just a teenage girl, a wide variety of it attracts almost all age group, especially to Kannada people. Females in Karnataka and other South Indian states are the biggest fan of these. But with time, it gained so much popularity.
Nowadays, dresses with these are very famous and well demanded all over India. For some women, these are an integral part of their dresses no matter whether it’s a casual dress, occasional or partywear dress. This Saree kuchu makes the dresses more adorable and beautiful.
For people, who heard about it or tassels for the first time! And don’t know how many varieties of it’s designs are available in the market. They must know that this traditional craft accessory is available for many decades. It was not quite popular yet, but now it’s gaining more and more popularity.
Why you must use Kuchu or tassels in your dresses?
These will cost you very less
It’s best thing is that these are very inexpensive. Because these are made up of fabrics of various colors. If you want to make your sarees completely party wear, then you can also add attractive beads and sparkles to it. Yeah! It’s your misconception that these are expensive. You can add more charm to your dresses without much additional cost.
Generally, in rural areas, women are so skilled and talented enough that they make their own of various designs and styles for their own dresses at the negligible cost of just threads, rest are their own skills that what design of these tassels they want to craft on their sarees. If you also want to give it a try and learn how to make your own, then follow this short guide. It’s inexpensiveness and a wide variety are the key reasons why these are so popular in India to give a stunning touch of craft on sarees.
Enhances the beauty of Sarees and makes it elegant and attractive
These days the market is full of a huge variety of it which have different colors, designs, tassels zari work and much more than that. And surely you have seen so many different plane color sarees, which do not have any print or designs on it. But on the hem of the pallus, they have kuchu which are sufficient enough to enhance the beauty of it. It simply skyrockets the attractiveness of plane single color sarees.
These can be made by yourself or comes in the market, which ready to stitch in an almost unlimited number of colors and varieties. You can either decorate your simple dull looking dresses with colorful tassels in contrast or with the same color as of it. These kinds of simple sarees with contrast kuchu on the hem of pallu are so much popular in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. These can be totally a game changer by making your cheap and simple looking dress into a decorative and attractive one.
If you are not skilled enough that how to create it by your own. No problem! at all. Get it readymade from your nearest market or shop online. You can have a look at Eerafashionicing Saree Tassels Jute Laces which is super easy to decorate as it is readymade.
Traditional and Modern Saree Kuchu are available
As said earlier, there is a huge variety of saree tassels available in the market which includes both the modern as well as traditional. It is also a great fusion example of modern and traditional fashion craft. It’s gained popularity has been warmly accepted by the people in India. As a result, In this modern era even in modern metropolitan cities, the sarees with kuchu are highly demanded.
Is it possible that you can make Saree Kuchu at home?
Yes! Of course, You can make your own customized one as per your choice. This traditional art is first started as in handmade versions only. Because it was just the birth of this revolutionary craft, so there was no mechaniary available for its mass production. It was all manual work and majorly crafted by women in villages.
They were using raw materials like colorful threads, beads and other decoratives to make them ready. Currently, there is an unlimited number of designs and patterns are available in the market. Explaining all of them is not possible in this article. But yes, with the help of video we can explain to you how to make it on your own in the easiest way possible.
Most Popular Kuchu Types, That You Must Try
Crochet Tassels is most common in South India. In this variety, Beautiful tassels made of multiple colors silk threads bounded with crochet. As it is the most common kuchu, that’s the reason why you will find many varieties of this type easily in the market at a very reasonable price. These “Crochet with Tassels” comes in many varieties of designs in terms of colorful silk fabrics, variety of beads used i.e. metallic, non-metallic having multiple geometrical shapes.
You can use these in your casual as well as partywear dresses, whether its a daily wear saree, kurti or a partywear lehenga or kurti. Bind these on the hem of your pallu of sarees, to give it a totally new look. Or Simply create your own tassels, which is so easy to make. In fact, many skilled women make it on their own who have decent skills of embroidery as per their desire and choice, what they like.
Surely, you heard it somewhere or maybe you know already that a woman’s best friends are diamonds and pearls. Yes! you guessed it right. Now, we are gonna talk about pearl kuchu for sarees and other dresses, which will give your ordinary dress a extraordinary heavy work look. These come in many varieties with different colors and patterns. In these, pearls are beautifully placed in kuchu made of silk bright color fabric tassels. Pearls in these tassels / kuchu can be of any color, either in the same color of silk strands or in contrast of that. Golden or Silver pearls in decorative patterns of silk fabric in bright different contrasts are available in the market.
A new variety of tassels are also available in the market, in which only the pearls are used. The main pearls are big in each tassel, surrounded by many small pearls in contrast color. Golden and Silver contrast designs are gaining quite popularity. It is a kind of modern design of it, which don’t look much broad but capable enough to convert any normal saree into partywear. TheSareeKuchu is also going to launch a shopping section for tassels very soon to make your dresses more attractive.
It is your choice that for what purpose you want to decorate your saree like :
To make Casual Dresses Decorative
Kuchu can be embroidered on Sarees, Suits, Kurti as well. Not only to make them partywear but can be used on casual dresses too.
To Make Saree Partywear
Most women prefer Golden / Silver Pearls with silky bright color fabric tassels on the hem of pallu, which gives a pretty decent look to saree. Latest new era tassels are also present in the market which are not too broad but have a slim fit appearance on the corners of it, no fabric tassels are used in these kinds of tassels. These kinds of kuchu / tassels are mostly liked by women living in metropolitan cities.
Dual-Colored Kuchu are popular among the contrast matching lovers. Those who don’t like simple single color dresses especially sarees. But the combination of colors prefer this type to decorate dresses. This is also famous and often used in partywear dress and wedding collections. These kuchu generally comes in 3 tassel forms – crochet patterns, silk fabric traditional kuchu and last but not the lease i.e. glitter beads. Pearls are also used quite often in these dual-colored tassels with bright color silk premium threads to create heirloom pieces to add more beauty in exclusive wedding saree and lehenga collections.
Metal Embellishments with Silk Tassels
Another Unique yet popular kuchu is Silk Tassels with metal beads embellishments. The combination of silk fabric and shiny silver metal beads gives positive astonishment to your dresses.
Recently, these kinds of tassels have gained so much popularity that these are gaining nice feedback from all over India, not just from South India. If you are planning for any eve party and have any Metal Embellishment Silk Tassels saree in your wardrobe then you must give it a try with silver jewelry as the combination of these tassels. The combination of metal embellishment tassels and silver jewelry are so perfect, that you must give it a try.
Double Beaded Saree Kuchu
It is headed with 2 beads is another great example of creativity. You can also denote these as ‘Double Beaded Saree Tassels’. These tassels have multicolor or single color heirloom pieces having 2 beads on the top. Most of these, have either silver beads or golden beads. Saree Kuchu making with beads is very common in south India. If you will go in the market to buy these double-headed tassels, you will get a huge variety of it with many color variations. But the limited choice in the color variation of beads. Take the reference of the image above, which will give you an example of how Double Beaded Tassels look like.
Leafy Saree Kuchu
This type of saree kuchu have a uniqueness in it. Yes! These are not like other ordinary kuchu having round beads and silk heirloom below that. It is uniquely shaped similar to autumn-leaves or similar patterns depends on the varieties. You can easily find these tassels in the market although these are not quite popular as other because most of the people don’t know that this variety of Saree kuchu also exists.
These leafy tassels are available in multiple colors and different embroidery designs, for which small colorful beads, pearls, and metal beads are used in crochet patterns or in silk fabric traditional saree kuchu.
Crochet Beads Saree Kuchu
This kuchu is little bit difficult to find in the market and little costly too. It is available in the limited number of saree kuchu designs. Because it needs more effort by embroidery workers to craft these. You can also consider this as one of the masterpieces in this collection. These are so beautiful looking tassels and have the capability of making any ordinary saree into an extraordinary saree.
Beads multiple colors with varying sizes are used in it with premium silky threads in various designs and formats. These are mainly used for the bridal lehenga and sarees, because of its heavy work and a little more expansiveness. You can get an idea by a glimpse of the image mentioned above that it needs approx 3 to 4 times more efforts in order to craft this saree kuchu.
Geometric Beaded Saree Kuchu / Tassels
It is very pocket-friendly as it is not much expensive. Yet looks so beautiful with different shape and sized beads mainly in golden and silver colors. It is simply the combination of premium silk threads and beads with different geometrical shapes. It increases the uniqueness. These are pretty common and very easily available in the market at very reasonable prices.