BEWARE !!!

#1 Oct 29th, 2002, 13:42
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beware !!!!!
Ijust returned home from India and
like others travellers before coming back home
i decided to make some shopping in Varanasi,
my last station in India.
I bought some silk bed covers and sheets for myself
and for my family.
Coming home and before using I washed all the stuff
and then : surprise !!!!
The famous Varanasi silk desintegrated and all the
sewing unstitched.
The silk and the sewing are fom the lowest-lowest
quality.
The silk was bought from : GYANESHWAR SILK INDUSTRIES
(SHENKIN SHEL HA MESHI ) near Lalita Ghat
The owner of the shop is seatting all day in SHANTI GUEST
HOUSE RESTAURANT and convinces the visitors to buy
his " garbage " silk.
This guy calls himself the " King of Varanasi silk ",
hi is a liar and a fraud .
I paid the price of naivity ! YOU ARE BEWARED !!!
#2 Oct 30th, 2002, 07:52
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u washed ur silk ??

Did u wash the silk stuff in the washing machine???? bad move !!!
#3 Jan 17th, 2012, 17:22
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It's so sad India produces so many cheaters. It's actually very stupid of them because people simply do not go back and shop.
#4 Jan 17th, 2012, 18:21
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Originally Posted by youpailing View Post It's actually very stupid of them because people simply do not go back and shop.

Nope! Rather it's very smart of them to figure out that they don't really need any return business! There are always millions of others they can rely on to fall in their traps. If the bad name spreads too much, just change the name of the business, and do it all over again! Even big name business houses do the same!

#5 Jan 17th, 2012, 20:13
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Originally Posted by youpailing View Post It's so sad India produces so many cheaters. It's actually very stupid of them because people simply do not go back and shop.
I read the original (10 year old) post and thought an Indian had wrote it, maybe a business rival in Varanasi.
#6 Jan 17th, 2012, 21:32
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I'll go with #2, silk is delicate. It should be done with gasoline as my late mother in law suggested..
#7 Jan 17th, 2012, 23:01
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Silk should only ever be handwashed ... by smashing it against a rock!

Most washing machines on a wool, or gentle, cycle and a cool temperature will cause less harm than even a more gentle form of handwashing. However, many should be dry-cleaned, at least for the first time.

I wonder if drukman ever came back for another round of Indian shopping?
#8 Jan 18th, 2012, 11:31
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Silk should never be wet washed!

The silk seller would be directing you to get them dry cleaned, if you care your silk!

Washing it in a washing machine is just killing silk, I believe!
#9 Jan 18th, 2012, 11:48
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A silk with zari(benarasi) should never come in contact with water. It will be ruined. This has nothing to do with good or bad quality.
#10 Jan 18th, 2012, 11:51
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To OP and Youpailing (who appears to be a troll), have you ever heard of dry cleaning? Silk sarees are very delicate, they are only to be dry cleaned, and that too rarely.

And Youpailing, you seem to have some sort of gripe with India in general, why do you frequent a forum on India, if you have negative feelings towards the country?
#11 Jan 18th, 2012, 14:42
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Mod Note
This thread did not deserve to be revived, even though we have learnt something about how to launder silk. I am closing the thread.

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