Rs 40 lakh saree seeks entry into Guinness Book of World Records

The Rs 40-lakh saree, manufactured by handloom weavers of “The Chennai Silks“, replicates Ravi Verma’s much-acclaimed painting Lady Musicians that features women from various cultural backgrounds, woven with 12 precious stones and metals and replicating 11 famous paintings of Raja Ravi Verma, will seek an entry into the Guinness Book of World Records as the world’s most expensive saree.

It took 4,680 man hours for a team of highly-skilled weavers to complete the work, using a double warp.

Jewels made of gold, diamond, platinum, silver, ruby, emerald, yellow sapphire, sapphire, cat’s eye, topaz, pearl and coral were integrated to adorn the women featured in the paintings, using an intricate hand-woven process.

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