traditional banarasi silk saree

The Story of Traditional Banarasi Silk Sarees

Banarasi silk sarees are handcrafted by the weaving artisans from Varanasi. Banarasi silk sarees are exclusively weaved with gold and silver zari threads that embellishes between the designs to make it look more royal. These banarasi sarees comes back from the Mughal era, inspired by their delicate designs and aesthetics.

The specialty of these sarees lies in the teamwork of three artisans. One has to weave the silk, the next will dye the yarn and the next one would bundle the processed fabric. The expert rare artisans would take one month to one year in completing the design process of the banarasi saree based on the pattern intricacies needed to complete the saree.

There exists only four varieties of Banarasi silks namely Pure Banarasi (Katan), Organza (kora), Georgettes and Shattir. At Studio Ayana, you can find all the varieties of banarasi sarees at best quality. It is also imperative to mention here that traditional banarasi sarees have passed copyright and has given a new aspirations to the younger banarasi weavers for more innovation.

banarasi silk sarees

Banarasi sarees are being used in highly joyful occassions. A Banarasi Saree is a favorite among the brides owing to its grandeur.  These saris have specific geometric pattern and extensive colours which suit perfectly with the best moments and celebrations.

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Get the best quality banarasi silk saree you want from the Ayana Banarasi series to get that perfect look and elegance that these sarees expend.