Title: The Different Types of Exquisite Indian Sarees
Sarees have known to have captured the hearts of millions of people all over the world. Indian sarees are considered the
epitomes of cultural and regional diversities of the country. Its popularity is so far and wide that even the western women
are fascinated by this six meter yard cloth which is draped around the body. Most of the people believe that it is this
unique cloth which accentuates the beauty of Indian women.
Indian sarees are simple yet gorgeous and are available in a mesmerizing variety. Each different state and region has a
variety of sarees to offer the world. Little wonder that sarees from India have taken the international markets by a storm.
Even though sarees are worn by people of other countries such as Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, the sarees of India are quite
exceptional. With the growing popularity of Indian sarees, trade in the domestic as well as international markets has
Famous Varieties of Indian Sarees
Ranging from Kashmir to Kerala, the Indian sarees are different in designs, texture, fabric and style of draping. Each
state has its unique way of representing its cultural values which are inculcated through different dress patterns. Some of
the most distinctive patterned sarees can be obtained from Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Tamil
Nadu and so forth.
Banaras sarees: The list of traditional Indian sarees is incomplete without the inclusion of the exquisite Banarasi sarees.
Popularly worn by most of the Indian brides, these sarees are woven with intricate patterns and beautiful Mogul designs.
The signature style of Banarasi sarees includes a narrow pattern along the outer or inner edge of the border. These
patterns are known as jhallr which appear like upright leaves. Known to be quite expensive, the Banarasi sarees are
woven in pure golden threads and weavers require weeks to complete a single piece of work.
Kota Doria sarees: One of the most exquisiteIndian sarees woven in pure light weight cotton. These Rajasthani sarees are
popular for its unique fabric which is both beautiful and transparent. Mostly suitable for summers, these cotton sarees are
attractive and elegant.
Kanjevaram sarees: The most famous South Indian sarees are none other than the Kanjevaram silk sarees. These
exquisite silk sarees are woven with silver threads dipped in pure gold. Known to be durable and expensive, these sarees
are popular all over the world. One of the most distinguishing features of the Kanjevaram sarees includes its thick silk
base. Peacock and parrot motifs are some of the most common patterns found on these sarees.
Konrad sarees: Originally woven from Tamil Nadu, these Indian sarees are also known as temple sarees. The Konrad
sarees were traditionally woven for the temple deities. Though it is now one of the most popular bridal wear sarees
available in different bright shades and patterns, it was earlier available in shades of brown, white and grey.