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The Famous Traditional Sarees of India.

        India has the richest heritage & culture in the world, We Indians still follow our traditions which were started thousand years ago. One of our traditional wear is Saree which is the oldest women’s wear from ancient times and till now saree is the most common wear of our country, Indian has many Famous Traditional Sarees.

As we all know our Indian is known for Unity in Diversity, we have many different types of traditions and cultures here like that every state in our Indian has their own kind of Sarees from many small towns and cities which have different weaving techniques, designs & Materials.

Here are some of the Famous Traditional Sarees which are popular for their unique designs and materials & also have history from ancient India.

1 Ilkal Handloom Sarees form Karnataka.

Ilkal is a town in North Karnataka, where 50-60% people in Ilkal into handloom saree weaving work since the 8th century. Ilkal Sarees are famous for its saree border and pallu, which has a unique design called as chikki border and top teni pallu & many different designs. The Ilkal Sarees are used to be a common femine wear mainly in North Karnataka & Maharashtra but nowadays the Ilkal Saree is becoming a new trend among youths all over India.

Source : Silkal, Craftsvilla

2.Jamdani Saree from West Bengal.

Jamdani is a hand loom woven fabric made of cotton from West Bengal which has beautiful eye-catching ornamental motifs woven onto the fabric.

These Sarees are also known as Dhakai Jamdani or simply Dhakai, this art of textile weaving has its roots in Dhaka, Bangladesh.Jamdani sarees are very thin & airy as they are made of high quality cotton muslin, which is very thin and soft.

Source : Wikipedia, Craftsvilla

3.Mysore Silk Saree from Karnataka.

Mysore is known as the land of silk & sandalwood, Karnataka produces the highest mulberry silk in India. Mysore Silk Sarees came into existence from 1785 AD, Mysore Sarees are famous for its quality of silk which gives a smooth texture and rich feel, it is also one of the most expensive silk saree in India.. These sarees are best suitable for wedding & functions because of its grand & luxury look.

Source : Wikipedia, Craftsvilla

4.Kanjeevaram Saree from Tamil Nadu.

Kanjeevaram is the most well-known South Indian traditional silk saree, it is also called as Kanchipuram Sarees. The Kanjeevaram sarees name came from its town name Kanjeevaram located in Tamil Nadu State. These sarees are for wedding and function wear because of its grand look & silk quality, they are specifically known for its Zari work, showcasing traditional motifs design on saree.

5.Banarasi Silk Sarees from Varanasi.

Banarasi sarees are recognised for their patterns and motifs of gold and silver zari. Originally, it was only woven for royalty, as each saree was made of real gold and silver threads. The specifics were so complicated that it used to take more than a year to finish weaving one saree back then. But there’s a lot to pick from right now.

Source : ScoopWoop

6.Kasavu from Kerala.

Kasavu saree from Kerala was originally known as ‘Mundum Nereyatham’. Simple cotton sarees in off-white colour with a golden border, the Kasavu sarees from Kerala are iconic in their own sense. A Kasavu saree is a mark of elegance, simplicity, and tradition. 

7.Bandhani from Gujarat.

The Bandhini sarees of Gujarat are famous for its rich & high colours! created with a special technique of fastening knots that keeps the colour from spreading, they’re typically created in Chiffon. However, business to the stress of Indian ladies, these sarees are being created in cotton, crepe, georgette, and cotton-silk blends

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