Tussar silk also called Kosa silk is made from cocoons of several species of silkworms. The difference between Tussar Silk Sarees and Pure Silk Sarees is the texture of the fabric.
Pure silk is produced from silkworms that feed on mulberry leaves while Tussar silkworm feeds on leaves of the Arjun tree. Tussar yarn has short fiber length and which is why it is one of the most durable fabrics. Though the Tussar silk sarees are expensive it is ideal to invest the money as luster, and softness of these sarees stay for a very long time.