Zari Work Sarees: The Golden Drape Of Your Wardrobe

Zari Work Sarees: The Golden Drape Of Your Wardrobe

‘Zari’ is the term used for a fine gold or silver thread, used in the traditional garments of India, Pakistan and Persia. The tradition of zari was started in India in the Mughal era. This thread is used to create intricate patterns woven into different types of fabrics, especially silk, and this method of weaving…

Explore the World of Bangalore Sarees

Explore the World of Bangalore Sarees

South India is well-known for its large variety of sarees, with certain cities and towns being the centers of production for these garments. One such major production center is Bangalore or Bengaluru, the state capital of Karnataka. Bangalore sarees is the term given for southern Karnataka sarees. This specific category has emerged because there are…

The Elegance and Charm of Chikankari Sarees

The Elegance and Charm of Chikankari Sarees

The art of chikankari is said to be originated from the Persian craft of creating embroidered fabrics, termed ‘chikan’ or ‘chikeen’. This technique of creation of chikan work is known as chikankari. The embroidery was brought to the Mughal Court of the Emperor Jahangir during the 16th and 17th century and quickly became very popular…

Vibrant Rajasthani Sarees

Vibrant Rajasthani Sarees

Rajasthan is the largest state in India, known for its illustrious history, grand monuments, rich culture, spicy food and colorful clothing. This ancient state is unique in terms of dressing styles and fabrics, with the dry, arid desert backdrop being the perfect setting for the development of a multi-hued, dynamic fashion ethos. From the simple…

Your Saree Border Speaks Volumes

Your Saree Border Speaks Volumes

A saree is a long yard of cloth, 6 to 9 yards in length, which is wrapped around the body and worn over a blouse and petticoat by women in India. There are many different types of sarees in India, from plain and printed ones to woven, embroidered or embellished designer ones. Each region produces…