Different types of sarees and their region of origination

Created on - 30/12/2021

Despite all the different types of attire that have made their places in the changing times, sarees have always remained a classic. A saree is not just an attire, but it signifies the diversified culture of our country. Every region of the country has their version of sarees, and they style them accordingly. Here’s a guide to the varied types of sarees and the region from which they originate.

  • Kanjeevaram Saree from Tamil Nadu: Kanjeevaram sarees originate as the bridal sarees from Tamil Nadu, and now they are worn all across the country. On festivals and royal occasions. These are characterized by their mulberry silk texture and rich borders. A gold tint to the entire sarees enhances the Royal look of the saree.

  • Bandhani saree from Gujarat: Bandhani name originates from the process of their making that is termed as tie and dye. Nowadays, a lot of other attires like t-shirts and hoodies are also seen in the tie and dye pattern. There are many different colours and designs available to bandhani print, but they are believed to bring good fortune and hence are commonly worn by the brides of Gujarat.

  • Banarasi saree from Varanasi: When it comes to wearing sarees, who doesn’t wish to wear the gorgeous Banarasi saree embellished with their rich texture and zari work. Banarasi sarees are famous for their heavy motifs and silk texture. These are some of the most famous sarees all across the country and are loved by women of all ages.

  • Chikankari saree from Lucknow: Chikankari sarees are famous for their heavy embroidery on light tone colours. Hence, you can wear them on any occasion, and they will surely turn the eyes of the crowd on you. These sarees are designed with Royal motifs originating from Persia, and they are a timeless beauty.

  • Chanderi saree from Madhya Pradesh: The speciality of Chanderi saree lies in their weight, which is as light as cotton. Since they are made with silk and zari weaved together with cotton, they can be worn very delicately and will make you feel most elegant.

  • Kasavu saree from Kerala: Kasavu was initially woven as a dhoti, blouse and stole. But now, it has modernized as a delicately looking white saree embellished with a golden border giving it a touch of elegance. Kasavu is one of the most minimalistic looking saree and is mostly worn by the ladies of Kerala in festivals like Onam.

  • Muga sarees from Assam: Muga silk sarees from Assam are famous for their unique and elegant look. There are many different patterns of MUGA saree available in the market, but glossy silk is what they are known for. Muga saree is made with one of the most expensive silks that look even more beautiful with every wash, and hence these are a classic in the wardrobe.

There are many more varieties of saree available that are famous from their region of origin, and each one of them is a classic beauty. Sarees make every woman look extremely elegant, and you can flaunt a saree on every occasion, from festivals to weddings.

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