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 wedding sarees there! Hence banarasi fabric 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 name patola fabric is descended from the Sanskrit word ‘pattakulla', and is the plural form of the word is 'patolu.' Patola sarees are originated in the beautiful town of Patan in Gujarat, India. It is presumed that 700 silk weavers of the Salvi caste of Karnataka and Maharashtra moved to Gujarat in the 12th century to acquire the patronage of the Solanki Rajputs. Patola saree in rajkot is the leading class of Gujarat and parts of Rajasthan at that time.
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 banarasi patola silk saree, it is a fashion that is a quirky twist to our traditional beautiful banarasi saree to a modern lightweight banarasi patola silk 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, there’s 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:
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.
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