4 Indigenous Ethnic Sarees for the plush wardrobes of India

Sarees have resided in the hearts of Indian women for a long time and hold a special place in their lives. They automatically change the look of the entire attire and rejuvenates the style quotient of the wearer. One can find a variety of Sarees, every 50 miles away. 

From holding a special place in the religious ceremonies to bridal wear and eventually being an important outfit for the various exclusive events in the life of a woman! 

We will be answering some of the prominent questions that are asked regarding this beautiful cultural treasure that India possesses.


Q. We often hear about the “Queen of Indian Sarees”, which saree are we discussing here and why is it that she’s the queen?

A. Well, the Queen of Indian Sarees is none other than the Kanjivaram Saree, renowned for its luxurious feeling. This saree is a perfect example of the amalgamation of tradition with modernity. 

It is more than simply a piece of clothing; it is a saree that combines shapes and feelings. It is one of the most extravagant assets in an Indian woman's wardrobe because of the rich and shimmering fabric and vivid colours blended with touches of gold.


Q. Which Saree holds the everlasting Maharashtrian Cultural background and why so?

A. The Saree is an authentic blend of Maharashtrian culture and traditions with a spice element of its preeminent history the Pious Paithani Saree which is enrobed by most Maharashtrian Brides even today along with the Marathi Nath. Paithani Saree sure can make any woman in the world look like a perfect ‘Mulgi’.

The colour palette of this weave, which is adored for its sheen and mystical blending of vivid colours, is as varied, distinctive, and exciting as the art itself. Numerous variants are available, including Aboli, Firozi, Orphankhi, Mirani, Pophali, and Vangi.  This colour palette is used by the producers to create a wide variety of straightforward yet gorgeous nature-inspired designs.


Q. Which Saree has been passed the most from one generation to another?

A. Yes, there is none other than the ancient & lustrous Banarsi Saree which has also passed on the name after the beautiful & pious city of Banaras, also known as Varanasi. The intricate motifs of intertwined flowers, figures, jal or netting and foliage, as well as the tight weave, metallic shine, gold work, and delicate feel, set Banarasi silk apart from other types of silk. 

The Banarasi saree is made from the finest materials, including soft southern Indian silks and beautiful gold and silver threads. In the past, only Chinese silk and genuine gold and silver were used to make Banarasi sarees, and each one had an entirely distinct design. 


Q. Which saree is the speciality of Andhra Pradesh, Orissa & Gujarat altogether?

A. There’s only one saree that is so gorgeous and timeless, it makes it to the list - The Pochampally Ikkat Saree. Ikkat is a style textile art that uses woodblock printing, such as floral prints, daisies, and decorative motifs, as well as weaving on warp threads to produce designs like pointed needles or stars.

Ikkat handlooms are a creative process that started in Orissa and spread throughout southern India. The weavers of this fabric have great expertise in weaves and dyes, which has allowed them to even develop their textile themes, and this has helped to steadily increase the market graph in addition to the innovative, attractive structures.

So, these were the four Indigenous Ethnic Sarees for the plush wardrobes of India. For the wardrobes that require divinity, versatility, and lots of gorgeousness along with a hint of boldness. We hope to have answered all the questions with as wide answers as possible.

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