Famous Sarees in the World: Saree has always been the traditional favorite garment of Indian women. Be it any big festival, event, wedding or party, 80 percent of women still wear saree. No matter how much the trend of western dressage is in full swing, but no one will be able to replace Indian dress saree. Saree is such a wonderful garment that adds to the beauty of women on every special occasion. Sarees are worn with great beauty not only in India but abroad. This ethnic dress saree has won the hearts of millions across the world. Indian sarees are a symbol of the country’s culture and regional differences. There is a very unique feature about Indian sarees that women from all parts of the world like Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and the United States of America prefer to wear sarees on different occasions. Along with this, the way of wearing their saree is also different.
Let us tell you about some traditional sarees, which are in great demand in the country as well as abroad. These are the most demanded sarees-
A gorgeous Banarasi saree is the most treasured saree for Indian women. These sarees are in huge demand not only in India but all over the world. Banarasi sarees are mainly made in Banaras, hence the name Banarasi saree. These sarees are famous for their gold, zari and rich embroidery work.
Banarasi sarees are expensive in comparison to other sarees as they are woven from the best quality silk from Karnataka. Some of the typical Banarasi sarees are Koriyal Banarasi, Pashmina Banarasi, Traditional Banarasi and Tanchoi Banarasi. Banarasi sarees are a favorite of Indian brides.
The Kanjeevaram saree is a silk saree made in the Kancheepuram region in Tamil Nadu, India. Kanjeevaram sarees are known for their exquisite texture, quality and craftsmanship. It takes a lot of effort and time to make a saree.
Kanjeevaram sarees usually have brocade designs with thick golden borders. Brocade design is the most popular technique for adorning expensive sarees. Also, you can see flowers designed on Kanjeevaram sarees or Indian mythology inscribed on sarees. Kanjeevaram sarees are characterized by an incomparable royal, indigenous, traditional and rich look.
The name is derived from the word ‘bandhan’, which means relation. Bandhani sarees are crafted with a unique and traditional tie and dye technique, where the saree is tied in knots and then colored in the saree. The knots prevent the color from spreading. These sarees are made with beautiful dotted prints. The price of Bandhani saree depends on their design.
The dots on the saree are often made in symbolic motifs of elephant, peacock, or geometric forms of flowers, squares, etc. Bandhani sarees are made from fabrics like fine cotton, georgette, cotton-silk blend, crepe, chiffon, and flexible silk variants.
Dhakai Jamdani is one of the finest fabrics of Bengal, mainly made in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The word Jamdani has Persian origin, Jam means flower, and Dani means vase. This famous saree from Bangladesh is quite artistic due to its rich motif work and brocade design.
The Tant saree is a traditional Bengali saree manufactured by weavers from all over West Bengal and Bangladesh. Some places like Murshidabad, Nadia and Hooghly are the primary producing centers of Tant sarees. Cotton fabric is used to make Tant Sarees. It is the perfect outfit to beat the scorching sun and humidity of North India. The quick muslin-like finish and extended pallu of the Tant saree make it more comfortable to wear.
Baluchori Sarees or Baluchari Sarees are mainly worn by the women of India and Bangladesh. Baluchari sarees have a unique look as they depict mythological scenes on the pallu of the saree. Murshidabad is the place where mainly Baluchori sarees are produced.
About two hundred years ago, Baluchori saris were woven in a small village called Baluchar in Murshidabad district; This is where the Baluchori saree got its name. It takes about a week to process a Baluchori saree. Baluchori sarees depict the story of Mahabharata and Ramayana with elaborate craftsmanship. Such intricate detailing compels women across the world to wear it.