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Banarasi saree comes with pure and unmatched elegance and sophistication. This epitome of charm and grace can be glimpsed in a handful of silk emporiums in Varanasi. A traditional banarasi saree is still made using hand-weaving techniques even in the 21st century, filled with technologies. The weavers' intricate zari designs with gold and silver threads woven together to create magnificent embroidery work. Banarasi silk sarees go back in time during the Mughal rule. It inherits the craftsmanship and design from the Mughal Empire. Now, it is crafted with the superiority of the Mughal Empire and the richness of the Indian culture.
Originally, a banarasi saree was made with threads from real gold and silver threads or zari work. This rich fabric saree takes around two weeks to six months to complete and needs three weavers to work on one piece. The first weaver weaves the saree while the second handles the revolving ring for the bundling of the saree and the third weaver does the fine border designing.
A traditional banarasi saree is a must-have in the wardrobe of every woman in India. It enhances your beauty multifold. It is the royalty and the beauty that oozes from it that gives women the sheer confidence to carry it marvelously.
Buy your beautiful banarasi silk saree at KARAGIRI’s curated and latest banarasi sari collection just for you. At KARAGIRI we provide the look that will certainly make heads turn your way.
Paithani silk sarees - the cultural legacy of Maharashtra
Paithani sarees trace back to the 19th century when the Nizam of Hyderabad invested and ordered a sky-high quantity of this weave. The antique origin is traced back to a medieval town near Aurangabad called paithan. The fine border work with popular motif, parinda and pheasant is the contribution of begum niloufer of nizam dynasty. For western parts of India, the paithani saree is a prime choice made by women for any occasion. Its distinctive quintessence makes it stand out and thus is the foremost solution in Maharashtrian weddings to wear a paithani silk saree. This saree showcases an amalgamation of art and science millions of artisans contribute to bringing to life this masterpiece which is passed as heirloom treasure in Maharashtrian households.
A vast and diverse colour palette is used for this weave. The making of a paithani saree is a distinct and dynamic art itself. Artisans use this spectrum of colours to bring life to this simple yet stunning, nature-inspired motif. The border work is usually adorned with different types of nature-inspired birds and plants. It takes 7 days to weave a paithani saree but may also vary according to the design and details of the motif.
A paithani is a hand-woven poem in gold and silk draped by women across the state for all kinds of ceremonies and occasions and therefore is fondly called the queen of sarees.To promote the heritage craft of our country, KARAGIRI brings you the fresh and newest collection of paithani sarees.
Kanjivaram saree - Pride of the south
Kanjivaram is originated from a village named Kanchipuram, this saree is a perfect ensemble for all kinds of events and festivities. Waving kanjeevarum saree is the main occupation for many in the village, conserving the historic and traditional specialty of the village. Kanjivaram saree is an evergreen saree that has a special spot in not only our hearts and wardrobes but also Bollywood divas. This awe-inspiring, personified and truly Indian saree plays a supreme role in wedding rituals. Kanjeevarum silk sarees are one of the most popular and best bets for many across the world.
Originally, the saree weave was nine yards long, lately, a six-yard-long weave is also crafted. The sturdy and thick material tingled with gold and silver zari is used for the border and across the body of the saree. the pallu of the saree is woven separately to maintain its authenticity and is then interlocked together skillfully. It is the glistening gaze of the pure silk that takes the cake for its grandeur. The designs of the kanjeevaram saree are inspired by the scriptures, nature, and art of the temples located in Kanchipuram. This ushers the royal appeal of the silk saree. The spectacular essence of the kanjivaram saree is so mesmerizing, beautifying the women wearing it, giving them a rich extravagant look have your own moments in kanjeevarum saree, by shopping from KARAGIRI’s latest collection.