A Banarasi saree is saree made in Varanasi, This city is also known as Banaras. This is a city of tradition and famous for the silk saree perfumes and for the Banarasi Paan too. Banarasi saree is also known as a traditional of Indian wear. The saree is the finest saree in all over India & are known for their Silver, Gold, Brocade or Zari, fine silk and luxurious embroidery. The saree is made of finely woven silk and decorated with a complex design and because of these engraving are relatively heavy.

Depending on the fiddly of its designs and patterns, a saree can take form 15 days to a month and sometimes up to six months to complete. Banarasi sarees are mostly tattered by Indian women on important occasions like marriages, family event, and baby shower and so on. The earliest mention of the of the brocade and Zari textiles of Banaras is found in the 19th century.

19 century, during the Mughal period around 14 century, a weaving of brocades with intricate designs using gold and silver threads became the specialty of Banaras.

The Traditional Banarasi Saree is done with a lot of tough work and skillful work using the silk. The saree making is a log house industry for about 1.2 people associated directly with the handloom silk industry of the region around Varanasi surrounding Gorakhpur, Chandauli, Bhadihi, Jaunpur, and Azamgarh district.

The Banarasi silk handlooms industry has been ensuring huge losses because of the competition from mechanized units producing the Banarasi silk saree at the faster rate and at a cheaper cost, another source of competition have been saree made of a cheaper synthetic alternative to silk.

There is four variety of Banarasi saree: -

Silk (katan).

Organza (kora) with Zari



According to the design process they are also divides in categories: -

§ Jangla.

§ Tanchoi.

§ Vaskat.

§ Cutwork.

§ Tissue.

§ Butidar.

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