Top 10 Best Sarees in India

By | January 12, 2019

Saree is considered as one of the best and most popular traditional wear for women in India. There are many varieties of sarees available in the Indian market. So, today we have compiled a list of best sarees in India. Just have a look friends to know more about this beautiful traditional dress.

10. Nauvari Saree

Tenth position on our list is acquired by ‘Nauvari Saree’, also known as Kasta or Kaashtha sari. Since this sari is usually worn by using a single nine-yard cloth, thus it is referred to as Nauvari which means Nine Yards.

This saree is mostly famous among Maharashtrian women. Its draping is similar to the way the Maharashtrian dhoti is worn.

9. Pattu Saree

Next in our list is ‘Pattu Saree’, which is quite famous in south India. Pattu sarees are typically white sarees, which consist of amazing gold borders. It comes with different colors and designs and it is worn in Kerela and other south Indian regions with gold jewelry.

8. Kosa Silk Saree

Kosa Silk is made from an Indian silkworm – Antheraea mylitta and is a variety of Tussar silk. It is most famous for its rich texture and natural deep gold color. Kosa Silk Saree gives royal look and it is one of the finest saree.

7. Tant Saree

Next in our list is ‘Tant Saree’, which is quite famous in West Bengal. It is traditional Bengali saree, which is woven from cotton threads and distinguished by its lightness and transparency.

It is very comfortable saree for a humid climate. Also, it is considered as evergreen because it can be worn as a party or festival wear as well as casual wear.

6. Chanderi Saree

Chanderi Saree is made in Chanderi, Madhya Pradesh, India. It is a traditional saree, which is mainly prepared from three kinds of fabric: pure silk, Chanderi cotton and silk cotton. Mostly floral art, peacocks and geometric designs are woven into different Chanderi patterns.

This saree is lighter in weight as compared to other sarees and it is most famous for its gold and silver brocade.

5. Patola Saree

Fifth position on our list of top 10 best saree is grabbed by ‘Patola Saree’. It is made in Patan, Gujarat, India. It is a double ikat woven saree, which is very expensive. It is a rich handloom saree, which consist of vibrant colors and strong patterns and designs. This saree is suitable for traditional occasions or family functions.

4. Assam Silk Saree

Assam sarees are famous for their vehement threadworks and delicate weaving of golden Moga silk. As the name suggests it is created in Assam, India. This is sober yet very beautiful saree, which can be carried comfortably.

3. Bandhani Saree

Next in our list is Bandhani or Bandhej Saree, which is especially found in Rajasthan and Gujarat. The name bandhani means tying up, as it is derived by Hindi pronoun ‘bandhan’.

It is created from the traditional tie and dye art with characteristic ‘dots’ pattern. This saree is quite famous and worn in many occasion due to its festive look and bright colors.

2. Kanjeevaram Silk Saree

Kanjeevaram Silk Saree is made in small town, Kanchi (Kanchipuram), situated near the Bangalore city of South India. It is most famous in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka & Andhra Pradesh. This saree is worn by brides and it is suitable for special occasion.

The silk used for this saree is very fine and durable, which is the most popular forms of silk in Tamil Nadu. South Indian women prefer this sari for its bold and bright color and beautiful designs.

1. Banarasi Saree

First position on our list of top ten best saree is occupied by ‘Banarasi Saree’. It is made in Varanasi city, which is also known as Banaras. This is the most famous saree in India, which is known for its silver and gold zari or brocade. Its fine silk embroidery gives it a royal look.

Banarasi Saree mostly contains Mughal inspired designs such as intricate intertwining floral and foliate motifs, a string of upright leaves called jhallar at the outer and kalga and bel. Its main qualities are compact weaving, gold work, figures with small details, metallic visual effects, pallus, and mina work.

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