Golden threads were used in the pallu for the embroidery in the golden days. All the ladies from royal families used to wear Paithanis in the wedding ceremonies. Traditional paithani has buttas on the body. Pallus are adorned with the traditional motifs such as peacocks, elephants, lotus, flowers. Red, yellow, purple, green, Magenta are the common colours in which paithanis are available. Authentic paithani made from the silk thread is a true asset of a woman.
Now-a-days verities of paithani such as Kapani Paithani, Gandharv Paithani, Shahi Paithani are popular in the market. All the verities of Paithani are available at Valisha Silks.