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Cerulean Blue Zari Butta Woven Banarasi Saree
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Sapphire Blue Banarasi Saree
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History of Banarasi saree

Banarasi sarees are one of the finest weaves of India. The richness and class 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 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 15 days to almost a year depending upon the design.

Type of Banarasi sarees

Banarasi Kataan silk saree

This is pure silk banarasi saree which has pure banarasi threads twisted and woven together to create the softest piece of saree! This is always on the favorite list of Indian brides!

Banarasi saree in georgette

Banarasi georgette sarees are also called as Khaddi banarasi sarees. They have banarasi zari weave on georgette fabric to make it more elegant and easy to drape! The fall of georgette banarasi is really good.

Buttidar Banarasi sarees

Banarasi sarees have small traditional motifs woven close to each other to form a buttidar pattern. This is the most famous style of Banarasi. The size of the butta varies from 1 inch to 6 inches depending upon the design.

Jaal Banarasi sarees

Due to the influence of the Mughal era on the weaving style and motifs of banarasi sarees, Jaal designs were developed. It includes the signature design of Shikarga which depicts the entire hunting journey of a king. Intricately woven floral and foliate motifs are another Mughal era inspired designs.

Tanchoi Banarasi sarees

These sarees have beautiful jamawar styles paisleys woven by zari. The pattern is created by weaving multicolor silk threads in the weft of the saree. Pally generally has large size paisley motifs. This is one of the must-haves in your bridal trousseau.

How to take care of your Banarasi!

Banarasi sarees are exclusive and one of its kind classics! We pass them on to generations. So it is important to take care of them properly.

  1. Never wash the banarasi saree at home. They might catch water stains. It is always recommended to dry clean them.
  2. Fold them properly and store them in a muslin cloth. It is breathable and hence the sarees won’t smell bad even after years.
  3. Keep them in a dark corner of your cupboard. It prevents discoloration of the sarees over time.
  4. Keep changing the fold in 3-4 months.

Banarasi saree online shopping now made easy on Karagiri! The best part is, you don’t have to go all the way to Varanasi to buy a banarasi, you can shop banarasi saree online on karagiri sitting in the comforts of your home in any corner of the world!