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Magic of Baluchari Sari

Updated on December 7, 2012
Multicolor Bangalore Silk Saree with Blouse
Multicolor Bangalore Silk Saree with Blouse

An Indian sari is an endless sari fabric that has countless historic significance attached to it than any other attire; therefore sari has been positioned as the most traditional attire of the country. A nine yard sari fabric is beautified with different thread work, embellishments and conventional zari work that enhances the beauty of the attire. Different states in India specialize in a variety of sari fabric design. Starting from Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Gujarat to West Bengal, each state offers something unique in form of textiles and handicrafts. This has made Indian textile extremely popular on the international fashion and textile circuit.

Gorgeous Black Pure Silk Saree with Blouse
Gorgeous Black Pure Silk Saree with Blouse

India offer numerous styles of saris and some of the Indian sari styles which has made it big in the international map include Mulberry silk sari, Baluchari silk sari, Kantha stitch sari, Kanjeevarum sari, designer sari, Bandhani sari and many more.

Burgundy Bangalore Silk Saree with Blouse
Burgundy Bangalore Silk Saree with Blouse

Out of the above mentioned Indian sari styles, Baluchari silk sari is the most intricately designed sari from East of India. Beauty of a Baluchari silk sari looks suitable on every women belonging to any age group. History of Baluchari sari traces back to the era when Mughals were ruling the country predominantly. Because of its high quality and delicate thread work, this style of sari was then worn by the rich sections of the society in order to maintain a sophisticated and majestic look.

Romantic Maroon Faux Georgette Saree with Blouse
Romantic Maroon Faux Georgette Saree with Blouse

Baluchari sari is woven in world famous Bengal silk sari fabric which imparts elegance and grace to the nine yard drape. Baluchari silk sari is a product of exquisite design and fabulous weaving technique. With the use of fine golden thread, Baluchari silk sari is an intricately woven brocade silk sari crafted in the Murshidabad district of West Bengal. Beautifully woven nature based designs like, flowers, peacocks, leafs, and paisley designs along with narrative stories with human figurines and animal motifs are the most popular Baluchari motifs. There are certain Baluchari saris that have beautiful pallu accentuated with scenes of the Ramayana and the Mahabhartas.

Red Bangalore Silk Saree with Blouse
Red Bangalore Silk Saree with Blouse

Rich color combinations of these saris make them an impeccable choice for special occasion, religious functions and wedding ceremonies. One can wear a dual tone scarlet and orange Baluchari silk sari with intricate golden work to look elegantly royal and classy.

Maroon Pure Dupion Silk Saree with Blouse
Maroon Pure Dupion Silk Saree with Blouse

Aqua Blue Pure Satin Silk Bandhej Saree with Blouse

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