Banarasi Silk Sarees are in a class by themselves. Banarasi sarees are perhaps the most popular type of sarees, they are extremely popular among modern Indian women. It is one of the most expensive saree materials that women desire. In fact, many brides prefer to make a statement by wearing a Banarasi Silk Saree on their wedding day. 

But how much do women know about Banarasi sarees?

We’d want you to know some of the lesser-known and obscure facts about Banarasi sarees that you should be aware of when shopping for a Banarasi saree.

Fact 1

Look at the patterns on a Banarasi Saree, you’ll see a lot of thread work. A perfect Banarasi saree has 5600 thread wires.

Fact 2

You may not be aware about the fact that to implement a single Banarasi Saree design idea, a large number of pierced cards are required.

Fact 3

Banarasi Silk Saree can take up to 6 months to create. The length of time is directly proportional to the complexity of the design and pattern. 

Fact 4

 The Banarasi saree can be divided into several categories based on the design like Jangla , Tanchoi, Vaskat , Cutwork , Tissue, Butidar etc.

Fact 5

It may appear difficult to tell if a saree is genuine banarasi, but with the help of the GI (Geographical Indication) tag, it is now possible. Customers and artists are protected by this government marker.

Fact 6

Did you know that just six regions in Uttar Pradesh are permitted to legally sell silk sarees under the term Banarasi Silk Saree. Varanasi, Mirzapur, Chandauli, Bhadohi, Jaunpur, and Azamgarh are the six districts.

Fact 7

It’s easy to tell the difference between true Banarasi and fusion Banarasi. The fundamental characteristics of a Banarasi saree are Islamic motifs such as floral patterns, stylised foliage, and the usage of jali work.

Fact 8

A banarasi saree should always be dry cleaned, but if you must wash it at home, make sure to soak it in cold water many times before hanging it out to drip dry. Otherwise, detergent will eat up the entire saree’s craftsmanship, appearance, and glitz.

Fact 9

You may not be aware that in many cultures, brides are expected to drape banarasi silk saree on their wedding day. Despite the fact that times are changing and women are opting for creative outfits rather than sticking to convention, many brides still go for the traditional route. Banarasi Silk Sarees are an important part of the bridal wardrobe.

I hope you find it helpful ,the interesting information I’ve presented today .

 Banarasi Silk Sarees are available in a variety of colours, styles, and patterns. Quresia has a fantastic Banarasi Silk Sarees collection that you should check out if you’re looking to add a beautiful banarasi saree to your wardrobe.

By Lata

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