Banarasi sarees are made by one of the finest weaves of India. The richness and class of banarasi saree or silk fabric it exudes, no wonder it is on the favorites list of all top Bollywood celebrities and all the brides!
The origin of banarasi sarees dates back to the Mughal era when the Muslim weavers migrated to Varanasi and started weaving these beautiful banarasi sarees there! Hence banarasi weaves find a lot of influence of the Mughal era in the woven designs. The weaving of banarasi saree is generally very intricate and it takes around 18 days to almost a year depending upon its zari work and design.
The chanderi fabric is a beautiful type of loom that is only produced in India in Madhya Pradesh state. Chanderi silk sarees are very popular not only in central India but also across the country. Chanderi is produced by weaving silk and zari work over simple cotton yarn that adds a shimmering texture to the beautiful loom and fabric. The lovely beauty of chanderi saree lies in its transparency factor and the golden embellishments which can be seen on the saree. It was an instant huge hit among the royals of the Mughal court about the chanderi fabric. These sarees are favored by Indian royal women because its soft and has a light texture with a comfy feel. Be it the royal propaganda of this fabric from ancient times or be it its exclusive comforting rich texture, chanderi silk saree one way or the other is royalty personified and has maintained its charm till date.
For all the saree lovers, here comes a style that will elevate your glam quotient to the next level. Yes, we are talking about the Woven chanderi banarasi saree, it is a fashion that is a quirky twist to our traditional beautiful banarasi saree to a modern lightweight banarasi chanderi saree. Though sarees are not subject to trends, the reinvented fusion saree has brought a unique touch to the elegance of our Indian sarees for women. A lot of hard work by our weavers and numerous steps are involved in making a beautiful saree.
Wonderful saree that makes you feel unique and confident. Oh, theres so much you can shop for! If you are looking for casuals with a unique twist, give this one a go and add it to your wardrobe.
Maintenance of Saree:
- Never wash the banarasi saree at home. They might catch water stains. It is always recommended to dry clean them.
- Fold them properly and store them in a muslin cloth. It is breathable and hence the sarees won't smell bad even after years.
- Keep them in a dark corner of your cupboard. It prevents discoloration of the sarees over time.
- Keep changing the fold in 3-4 months.