Top 10 Sarees of India

Banarasi Saree A Banarasi saree is a saree made in Varanasi, a city which is also called Benares or Banaras. The sarees are among the finest sarees in India and are known for their gold and silver brocade or zari, fine silk and opulent embroidery.

banarasi

Kanjeevaram Saree- A Kanchipuram sari (also known as a Kanjivaram sari) is a type of sari traditionally made by weavers from Kanchipuram located in Tamil Nadu, India. These are woven naturally and are considered to be of the highest quality among saris section . The Kanchipuram sari is distinguished by its wide contrast borders.

kanjeevaramm

Baluchuri Saree- Originally woven in the Murshidabad district of West Bengal, and today in Bishnupur, baluchuris are rich silk sarees characterized by intricate weaving in the pallav and borders, depicting stories from epics, historical and religious texts.

baluchuri

Dhakai Jamdani Saree- Jamdani is a hand loom woven fabric made of cotton, which historically was referred to as muslin. Jamdani weaving tradition is of Bengali origin. It is one of the most time and lobour intensive forms of hand loom weaving. It is undoubtedly one of the varieties of finest muslin.

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Muga Silk Saree-  Muga silk is the product of the silkworm Antheraea assamensis endemic to Assam. The silk is known for its extreme durability and has a natural yellowish-golden tint  with a shimmering, glossy texture.

Chanderi Saree- Rooting from the Vedic period, Chanderiis one of the finest handloom clusters known for its fine cotton & silk texture embellished with zari. Patronized by royalty, Chanderis are light weight and their golden haze sets them apart.

chanderi

Patola Saree- Patola are a double ikat woven sari, usually made from silk, made in Patan, Gujarat, India. A unique feature that distinguishes hand dyed Patola sarees from other textiles is that the saree even after heavy wear and tear will never fade in colour or design.

patola

Bomkai Saree- Bomkai sari, also known as Sonepuri sari is uniquely woven sari which hails from the western part of Odisha. The most charming part is its thread work in the designs of the border and the pallu. The appearance of the sari is related to simplicity and has a tribal tinge in it.

bomkai

Paithani Saree- Paithani is a variety of sari, named after the Paithan town in Aurangabad Maharashtra state where they are woven by hand. Made from very fine silk, it is considered as one of the richest saris in India.

paithani

Kantha Saree- The name Kantha is associated with the embroidery, not the fabric used in the saree. Kantha embroidery is all about decorative motifs with running stitch. That is why the cloth has running stitches all over and has lovely floral, folk, animal and bird motifs.

kantha

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