APPEAL

Dear Patrons.

The world is in the midst of an unprecedented crisis. The pandemic has brought unimaginable challenges to our handloom industry which was already reeling under pressure from powerloom knockoffs. The only reason it sustained all these years is because of connoisseurs like you who value the heritage and craft of handloom weaving.

We request you to please buy, use, and promote handwoven sarees with a new vigour. Every handloom saree you purchase from our online store directly provides 2-3 weeks of livelihood to a weaver. Even a small purchase will go a long way in helping us support our weavers and our executives.

Handloom weaving is deeply rooted in our culture and it needs your support, now more than ever, to sustain itself.

Jai Hind
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LOCKDOWN UPDATES

Please refer to the timeline below to see order processing and dispatch related updates during COVID lockdown.

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JUN 15, 2020

Deliveries in Chennai and adjoining cities will be affected due to complete lockdown announced by the Tamil Nadu state government.

Deliveries in other cities outside containment zones will continue normally.

Thank you for your patience & understanding.

Jun 1, 2020

We have now resumed shipping to most countries where logistics operations are permitted and to most pincodes outside of containment zones in India. However delivery timelines may be longer than normal in certain areas.

As per Varanasi's local administration's order, we are operating on alternate days. So, please allow 2-3 business days for order processing.

May 12, 2020

We are accepting and  processing both domestic and international orders.

Orders from green and orange zones shall be dispatched within 2 business days. Orders from red zones will be processed when logistics service normalise for these pincodes.

Delivery timelines will be longer than normal.

May 5, 2020

We are now accepting prepaid orders. Buy Now Pay Later payment option is no longer available.

Orders from green and orange zones shall be processed first subject to regulatory permissions. Orders from red zones will be processed when logistics service normalise for these pincodes.

Delivery timelines will be longer than usual. Thanks for your understanding.

May 4, 2020

Subject to regulatory permissions, we are resuming partial operations.

We hope to start shipping the orders soon. The delivery time and final delivery, however, will depend on the zone your address belongs to. Customers in the red zone may have to wait a little longer for deliveries.

We have started to send out payment links for orders placed with Buy Now Pay Later payment option. If you used this payment option, we request you to please complete the payment within 24 hours of receiving the link.

Thanks for your patience. Stay Safe. Stay Strong.

Apr 15, 2020

We have introduced a Buy Now Pay Later payment option for the lockdown period. With this option, you can place an order now without any upfront payment. We will send you a payment link once the dispatches resume after lockdown. Once you pay the link, the order will be dispatched.

Any purchases you make on our online store during lockdown go a long way in helping us tide over the challenges and meeting the needs of our artisans, weavers and team members.

Apr 14, 2020

There will be no dispatches until May 3rd on account of the  extension of the nationwide lockdown announced by our respected Prime Minister.
We will keep you posted with further updates on this.

Please stay safe.

Apr 5, 2020

We have temporarily disabled Cash on Delivery (COD) payment option. However we continue to accept prepaid orders.

Please stay safe and spend quality time with your family.

Mar 25, 2020

We are currently accepting orders.

However, all dispatches are on hold until Apr 14 on account of the nationwide lockdown announced by our respected Prime Minister.

Our logistics partners will attempt to deliver shipments that are already in transit. Shipments that can not be delivered will be help in safe custody.

Please stay safe, stay positive.

Mar 23, 2020

Please note that all dispatches are on hold until Mar 25 due to lockdown announced by local authorities in Varanasi.

Request your patience and support.

From our blog

Shot Colors- A Weaver's Magic Trick

Did you know that a sold gray color silk fabric often does not contain any gray color yarns?

How the iridescent effect you see in our fabrics acheived, and why this beauitful play of colors can never be achieved on a printed fabric.

Read our blog post to know about the magical trick of silk weaving- Shot Colors.

Read Blog Post
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COLLECTIONS YOU'LL LOVE


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Find us on Apple Music

@holyweaves

To us, textiles and music are inextricably linked.

If you are an Apple Music user, you can now listen to some beautiful playlists we have curated of our most favorite ragas, songs, and bhajans, which we believe you will enjoy as much as our textiles.

With the onset of the monsoons, our top pick for the season would be the Malhars playlist, the Surdasi Malhars being our most favorite.

Listen to the HolyWeaves Malhars Playlist

Visiting Benares?

We have tried to offer the finest handwoven silks on our online store. But if you prefer the personalised experience of in-store shopping, and touch and feel the products before buying, we invite you to visit us in Benares.

Our Benares store is accessible by vehicles of all kinds and we have taken care to offer you the most comfortable and enjoyable saree-buying experience in Benares.

From our Blog