5 Types Of Silk Sarees You Must-Have In Your Wardrobe

Nothing like the 6 yards of canvas draped around you, hai na? A canvas that accurately depicts the rich history of art, culture, and folklore, a saree is a force to reckon with. So, let’s dive into the captivating world of silk sarees from across India.

Paithani Hailing from a quaint village in Aurangabad in Maharashtra, the  crafting of this saree is a time-consuming and labour-intensive one.  This is because of the sheer length of fabric required to weave and  create this saree. The weave is perfectly accentuated by traditional  motifs like leaves and trees, parrots, and such other designs, which are  generally women on its pallu with pure silk gold threads.

Bandhani Originating in Gujarat, the spellbinding colour combinations are  bound to leave you mesmerised – colour combos that you perhaps may not  have seen or imagined ever before. Contrasting shades and colour blocks  galore, another feature that is equally fascinating is the tie-and-dye  method for creating the designs on the fabric.

Patola Patolas take ‘elaborate’ to another level due to the complex weaves  comprising as many as five varied colours. These are impeccably resist  dyed into warp and weft threads that create the beautiful designs that  Patolas are widely known for. Its versatility lies in their designs that  range from floral, elephant and vegetable patterns to geometric  abstract designs.

Muga Silk The saree from Assam enjoys distinctiveness owing to the golden sheen  of its fabric, which speaks volumes about the premium quality of its  raw silk fibre. The fabric is not dyed but motifs are woven in red,  black, green or orange, which look perfect against the golden  background.

Baluchari Saree Hailing from Murshidabad in West Bengal, the intricacy of its designs is what sets them apart from the rest. What’s more, the pallu serves as a canvas for depicting stories from mythology like the Mahabharata and the Ramayana.

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