The saris are created using finely woven silk with intricate designs and numerous techniques within the same category. There are four main varieties of Banarasi saris, which includes pure silk (Katan), Organza (Kora) with Zari and silk; Georgette and Shattir. According to the design process, they are further divided into categories like Jangla(Foliate motifs), Tanchoi(Extra weft), Vaskat, Cutwork(Kadhua work), Tissue(Zari weft) and Butidar(Buta motif style).
Mughal inspired designs are prevalent in all styles of Banarasi Saris.
Other features are gold work, compact weaving, figures with small details, metallic visual effects, pallus, Kadhua work and mina work(Use of multiple colours in motifs). The sari is most often a part of an Indian bride's trousseau, mostly in Northern India.
Depending on the intricacy of its designs and patterns, a sari can take from 15 days to a month and sometimes up to six months to complete. Banarasi saris are mostly worn by Indian women on important occasions such as weddings and are expected to be complemented by the woman's best jewellery.
We at WeaveinIndia are committed to delivering the finest designs in pure and regular gold zari. A true mark of our exceptionality is found in our collection of Banarasi saris - often crossed with other styles of weaving to produce end results that marvel one and all.