Gadwal saree is obtained from Andhra Pradesh. These sarees are mostly available in earthly shades. Gadwal cotton sarees have a combination of cotton threads in the body and silk thread on the pallu. Copper or gold dipped threads are used in Gadwal saree with peacock or polka dot patterns. Mango patterns or geometric patterns in contrast shades are also popularly used in Gadwal saree . Other popular patterns include floral motifs and zigzag motifs.
The borders of Gadwal saree is usually in contrasting shade compared to that of the body. The unique interlocked weaving method fetches the name Kuppadam sarees for this handloom sarees. Gadwal saree is available not only is silk but also in cotton. Gadwal saree are popular all over south India. The brocade patterns in Gadwal saree make it a favourite among south Indian community. These sarees resemble Benaras sarees at times.
The high quality gadwal saree is a combination of tradition and innovation. These sarees are very elegant and loved by many office goers and teachers in India. Women in government jobs and many senior citizens prefer gadwal sarees for its elegance. Telugu people prefer Gadwal sarees for auspicious and traditional moments. The cotton used for these Gadwal sarees are mainly without bleach. Gadwal saree is an important souvenir that any visitor to Andhra Pradesh takes home and they are also available in online sites. The saree may have mulberry silk as its border. The interesting Gadwal saree is available in attractive colours which also stand by the success of the saree.