Sarees that must be a part of every trousseau

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Think India, think sarees! Colorful, dynamic, full of life, sarees have their own charisma that makes it an integral part of any celebration here. Let’s peep through its great varieties in the following post.

Indian Sarees - Colorful, dynamic, full of life, sarees have their own charisma that makes it an integral part of any celebration here. Let’s peep through its great varieties in the following post.


# Saree in India

Kashmir to Kanyakumari, if there is one clothing that appears to unify the entire country together in its folds, it is saree. The draping may vary from region to region but the attraction and loveliness of this untied, six-yard fabric remain matchless. With the wedding season around the corner, here are some of the most prevalent sarees of India that brides would love to make part of their collection.


# Banarasi Sarees

Boasting of immaculate art, Banarasi sarees carry their own magic and found to top the list of popular saree varieties in India. Known for their magnificent textures, needlework and designs in gold and silver, Banarasi sarees are available in pure silk, organza with zari and silk, georgette, and shattir. On the basis of the design process, these are separated into variouscategories like jangla, tanchoi, vaskat, cutwork, tissue and butidar. Despite being available all across the country, most of the saree lovers love going to Varanasi just to get them.


# Kanjeevaram Sarees

Featuring smoother touch, these silken drapes are a subject of a small town near Bengaluru called Kanchi (Kanchipuram). It is almost impossible to get enticed by the smoothness of the fine silk thread used for weaving and the cheerful color patterns and designs like extensive temple borders, strong multi-hued checks, stripes and floral designs. Specialists focus on the point that most of the patterns and seek motivation from South Indian temples and nature.


# Paithani Sarees

According to history, the sophisticated paithani saree that invented in Aurangabad attained its top during the Mughal era. The paithani with its zari border of a slanting square pattern, pretty motifs and the recurring peacock designs on the pallu make it one of the most liked sarees of India. The range comes in both six and nine yards, and the most amazing that about it is that both sides of the saree look precisely the same.


# Bandhej Sarees

These amazingly pretty sarees are delightful works of art from the artisans of Rajasthan and Gujarat. The design of bandhej or bandhini involves fixing slices of the cloth either in knots or with pieces of thread in a range of patterns and then plunging the tied fabric in the required colors. The knots and threads are opened up to present some of the most attractive decorations created by the craft of tie and dye. These sarees are available in silk, cotton, and georgette. While buying the one, don’t forget to ask for the leheriya style.


# Chanderi Sarees 

It is really very hard to stay your eyes away from these amazing sarees that emerge from the quaint, little town of Madhya Pradesh known as Chanderi. A majority of leading fashion designers also work with Chanderi’s local workers to come up with fresh designs and colors and even threads to give the sarees a durable life. Chanderis come in silks, pieces of cotton and silk-cotton fabrics and in colors extending from pastels to bold shades that are heightened with the nip of silver and gold threads.


# Chikankari Sarees

Known to have been introduced to the Lucknow artistes by Mughal empress Nurjahan, the design was initially done on muslin cloth as it was best matched to the hot and moist North Indian climate. Today the same chikan work is widely acclaimed all across, you can choose materials in organza and silk as well. And with designs extending from floral to geometrical, sometimes boosted with sequins, beads and mirror work, these sarees must be a part of your wardrobe.


# Garh Chola

Emerging from Gujarat, these sarees are known to have a beautiful, figurative belief linked to it. Gifted by a woman to her new daughter-in-law, it refers that she has been recognized and is now part of the new family. Come in a variety of colors but primarily in red, yellow and white, gharcholas are primarily available in cotton or silk fabrics with large checks patters carved using silk or zari threads.

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