Sarees are the ever time delight of Indian women. Women in every state of the country have different tastes and traditions to wear sarees. The tastes may differ in colour patern, materials. There are more than 80 recorded ways to wear a Saree. Average length of a Saree is from 5 to 9 yards. Among all the handloom sarees as well as handloom industry in kerala is predominant in the hearts of Indian women nowadays. Especially the handloom sarees available online are the trendsetters of modern India and abroad.
Following are the different types of Sarees available in India from different states...
Kalamkari Sarees produced in many different regions of South India and There are two distinctive styles of kalamkari art in India – the Srikalahasti style and the Machilipatnam style.
Pochampally Sarees are made of one of the ancient Ikat weaving with traditional geometric patterns. Air India cabin crew wear specially designed pochampally silk sarees.
Kasavu Sarees from Kerala are the traditional clothing of women in the state,especially during the festival and wedding seasons. The Kerala Sarees is traditionally white or cream in colour and consists of two pieces of cloth.
Chiffon Sarees are light weight fabric sarees made purely from silk. These sarees are one of the most appealing attire for Indian women.
Kanjeevaram Saree are weaved from pure mulberry silk thread, made by the weavers of kancheepuram. Kanchipuram Sarees has been recognized as a Geographical indication by the Government of India.
Ilkal Sarees produced in the town of Ilkal in the Bagalkot district and use of a form of embroidery called as Kasuti, a traditional form of folk embroidery from Karnataka. The embroidery include in Ilkal Sarees are like gopura, chariot, palanquins and elephants.
Kerala Sarees is very closely related to mundum neriyathum but consists of a single piece of cloth. Traditional and modern styles of Kerala Sarees are regarded as the cultural costume of women.
Tant Saree is a traditional Bengali style saree made by the weavers and meant for daily use. Tant saree are most comfortable saree for the hot Indian summer.
Chanderi Saree made in Chanderi town of Madhya Pradesh,produced from pure silk, chanderi cotton and silk cotton. Chanderi sari are also known for gold and silver brocade.
Paithani Sarees are made from very fine silk, produced in Paithan town in Aurangabad. Paithani variety of Sarees are considered as one of the richest saris in India.
Muga Sarees are produced in Assam from wild Muga silks,Pat and warm Eri silk. Muga silk was recognized as a protected geographical indication and used in products like saris, mekhalas and chadors.
Kosa Sarees are one of the most popular sarees in India, available in different colors, patterns and designs. Kosa silk produced from larvae of several species of silkworms in Chhattisgarh.
Chikan embroidery is a traditional embroidery style from Lucknow and one of the best known textile decoration styles. Lucknow Chikankari work embroidery sarees are one of the best sarees in India.
Baluchari Sarees worn by women across India, mostly Bishnupur and its surrounding places of West Bengal. The Baluchari Sari has been granted the status of Geographical indication in India.
Banarasi Saree made in Varanasi and known for their gold and silver zari. The sarees are made of finely woven silk and among the finest sarees in India.
Sambalpuri Saree is a traditional Handloom sarees, produced in Sambalpur and near by district of Odisha. The Sambalpuri sari reflect an original style of craft made from fabric woven on a hand loom.
Bandhani is a tie dye textile process and the technique,variety and colour used in Bandhana are highly decorated. Bandhani Sarees are being sold all over India, especially during the festive and wedding seasons.