9 yards of unstitched fabric draped with optimum finesse, resulting in that added elegance to the wearer— that’s saree, a complete sartorial experience! A saree brings out the best of a woman’s beauty regardless of her age, shape, height or weight. It’s such a garment that camouflages a woman’s flaws and enhances her fabulousness as well. India has a rich culture and heritage of sarees, exclusively hand-woven by master-craftsmen from all over the country. These exquisite masterpieces were conceived eras ago and portrayed through years old handlooms that still prevail today like undying legacy. That’s the reason of survival of these handloom sarees amidst all other outfit choices. Despite all the multiple options of easy-to-wear silhouettes, my love for handloom sarees is unparalleled. I proudly adorn these classics at every important event or soiree and even die to add a new one in my rich handloom saree collection.
My search for an exemplary handloom saree ends on Banarasi sarees. I even become a silk-stocking person when it comes to these opulent pieces of my abiding desire. Being rooted from the place Banaras, that according to Hindu mythology is believed to be situated on Lord Shiva’s Trishul, I have a natural, inborn inclination towards Banarasi sarees. I frequently visit the city to buy an authentic handloom saree to enhance my collection but it’s not that easy for everyone to visit the place just for the sake of buying a saree. For that matter, Jharonka comes to your rescue. If you desire to own luxurious silk sarees from Banaras or other handloom sarees belonging to anywhere in India, Jharonka is an online shopping website where you can buy authentic handlooms ethnic piece of desire.
There are many variants of Banarasi sarees (handloom sarees) such as,
- Jaamdani— Multiple threads of different colored silks are woven together to create motifs that look like prints and ooze out the richness of the fabric.
- Jamewar— It is also a weaving technique which incorporates silk threads along with zari to bring out self-designed or ombre-finished fabic.
- Iconic Banarasi with Meenakari hints— The age-old traditional Banarasi saree with resham threads used along with zaree to bring out subtle floral or bird motifs.
- Valkalam— Rich-silk fabric is enhanced with a woven resham border which evokes beautiful patterns of Banaras ghats or human motifs.
- Kimkhwab— It’s a royal Mughal fabric with the richness of entwined silks and zari. The entire saree is woven with silks and zari together which gives the fabric a royal metallic opulence.
- Tanchoi— Exquisitely woven in rich-silks along with twisted thread and zari which showcases floral motifs all over.
These sarees are woven in rich Kathan and doubly woven satin silks along with metallic or resham zaris in gold or silver. At Jharonka, you can find the choicest of them with right price and good deals.
I’m fascinated with silk sarees and the rich textile legacy of India woven on the looms by the skilled craftsmen and Jharonka opens up the window and gives me a glimpse of my undying love— handloom sarees. How about you?