India is a treasure house of textiles and when it comes to the 9-yards of drape, we just canâ€™t get enough! Every state in our country has a style of drape and a type of textile dipped in their respective culture.
Which is why we made a list of 7 saree textiles every Indian woman should absolutely own!
- Tant Sarees
Letâ€™s start with the classics! Originating from the saree heaven â€“ West Bengal, this textile is known for its classic and casual appeal.Â This crisp cotton fantasies are stiffly starched and donâ€™t possess an easy flowing feel as a Silk or Georgette. These are a rage during festive occasions like Durga Puja, Kali Puja or Diwali owing to the excellent craftsmanship and vehement thread works at minute places.
- Kanjeevaram Sarees
One of the most alluring textiles in India, the Kanjeevaram saree is native to the state Tamil Nadu. Being the most famous bridal saree in South India, this textile is in every brideâ€™s must have list. Crafted and most garnered drape from the hub of Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu, and this saree has earned a fame for its vibrant colours and excellent borders with temple patterns.
- Bhagalpuri Silk
Just as the name suggests, the Bhagalpuri Silk or more commonly known as the Tussar Silk is a native of Bhagalpur, Bihar. The best way to pair this gorgeous textile is to go ethnic like never before and pair it with jewellery and desi accessories!
- Nauvari Sarees
From Maharashtra we bring to you the famous Nauvari sarees. A wild rage among Maharastrian women, these sarees are typically tucked at the back and resemble the dhoti style. One can never go wrong with this textile during the wedding season.
- Dhakai Jamdani Sarees
Originating from Dhaka, Bangladesh, as the name suggests, this saree textile lively loved and admired in the coastal areas of West Bengal and other suburban of the state as well. The jamdani work mixed with the Dhakai sarees gives birth to this textile. This sheer cotton sarees portrays the simple choice of the women West Bengal as well and are the lightest affairs to carry all day long.
- Baluchari Silk
Another drop of absolute grace from West Bengal, the Baluchari Silk showcases ancient stories from epics like the Ramayana and the Mahabharata. One can easily pair a Baluchari saree with stunning polki jewellery sets.
- Kalamkari Sarees
Regarded as one of the most loved and admired staples of traditional Indian style sarees, the Kalamkari originated from the word â€˜kalamâ€™ which stands for pen. They are known for the artistic creations and crafts designed manually. Inspired by Hindu mythology, a typical Kalamkari exhibits enchanting designs of ancient caves and sculptures.