7 Light Yet Festive Sarees to Wear This Ganesh Chaturthi

 Ganpati Bappa Morya!

With the imminent arrival of Ganpati Bappa into our homes, the excitement to adorn ourselves in exquisitely crafted handloom sarees for his welcome grows. Ganesh Chaturthi, a traditional Hindu festival, ushers in a period of religious observance and cultural significance as devotees gather to celebrate the birth of Lord Ganesha. Extensive rituals, lavish decorations, modaks, and the excitement of his arrival highlight the occasion. 

The sounds of aarti every evening and the impressive sight of people happily dancing to the dhol each day of the visarjan add to the jubilance. Amid the celebration, sartorial elegance takes centre stage, with women donning magnificent handloom sarees to celebrate this special occasion.


Handloom sarees exemplify cultural finesse and timeless charm. As we come together to pray to the elephant-headed deity, our clothing choices become expressions of cultural identity and regard for tradition.

Wearing handloom sarees on Ganesh Chaturthi represents a commitment to preserving indigenous craftsmanship and a tribute to the festival's inherent sanctity. The fusion of tradition and contemporary allure exemplifies the harmonious blend of traditions and modernity, additionally enriching the festivities. Read on to discover our edit of the 7 most exquisitely crafted handloom sarees you can don this Ganesh Chaturthi.

Indulging in the Charm of our Handloom Heritage With WeaverStory Sarees


Handloom sarees exemplify the meticulous craftsmanship of skilled artisans who use intricate manual weaving techniques. The combination of artistic brilliance, lush fabrics and diligent motif weaving lends each saree an inevitable allure. The pride and the feeling of being connected to your roots while wearing a cherished Banarasi saree from the sacred land of Banaras, a Kanjivaram saree from Tamil Nadu, a resplendent Patola saree from Patan, or any other traditional handwoven saree is unmatched. So here are seven handpicked magnificent sarees for you to adorn this Ganesh Chaturthi and cherish forever. 

Exquisite Banarasi Bandhej Saree


Our Red Handloom Pure Georgette Banarasi Bandhej Saree With Cutwork Weave is an artistic masterpiece meticulously designed to make you look gorgeous during the festivities. This lightweight and breathable Banarasi saree features zari work which enhances the Bandhani pattern and gives the saree a sense of completeness. You can pair this drape with statement Silver jhumkas adorned with timeless pearls and pink stones. Add a bindi to your look for that added touch of femininity.

A Bright Hot Pink Banarasi Silk Saree


WeaverStory’s Hot Pink Handloom Ektara Mashroo Silk Tanchoi Banarasi Saree With Flamingo Motifs is handcrafted with time-honoured artistry and brilliance. Crafted in beautiful Tanchoi silk, it is adorned with a mesmerizing Flamingo Motifs . Pair this pink Banarasi saree with a contrasting blouse in a deep jewel tone and traditional jewellery. 

A Quintessentially Festive Ikat Patola

 Our Handloom Yellow Pure Mulberry Silk Single Ikat Patola Saree With Green Tissue Border is an intricately woven masterpiece. Made by applying the laborious resist-dying technique of the weft threads, this single Ikat saree features traditional floral patterns that are synonyms with Patolas. Complete the look with a contrasting blouse and a gold-plated necklace set and bangles. Tie your hair up in a bun or leave your tresses loose. 

A Lush & Lightweight Kora Silk Saree

Our Handloom Hot Pink Pure Kora Silk Banarasi Saree With Border is an effortlessly elegant drape thoughtfully crafted to leave lasting impressions for the Ganesh aarti. This lightweight, gossamer silk saree is an heirloom addition to your wardrobe. Wear this drape with gold temple jewellery and a gajra to enhance your hair bun for a stylised yet comfortable look.

A Timeless Kanjivaram in Deep Festive Hues 


Our Navy Blue Handloom Pure Silk Kanjivaram Saree With Korvai Broad Border makes for a winning pick for Ganpati festivities and beyond. Crafted in pure silk, the saree is dipped in a colour palette that is timeless, quintessentially festive and exquisite. The Korvai border features the classic Kodi Visiri or floral creeper pattern in golden zari that is symbolic of the South Indian temple lintels. Pair the saree with a matching blouse, gold jewels, a bindi and flowers in your hair.  

A Charming Chanderi Saree


Our Navy Blue Handloom Pure Chanderi Silk Saree With Silver Zari Stripes And Round Booti is a scintillating drape meticulously crafted for you to take centre stage. Crafted in pure Chanderi silk, this navy blue lightweight saree has a sheer and gleaming texture that is further accentuated with  Silver Zari Stripes And Round Booti that are made using the complex Eknaliya technique. The broad zari border further enhances the look. Pair the saree with its matching navy blue  blouse for a tonal look or pick one in a metallic shade for an exquisite contrast.

A Ravishing Red Batik Saree


Our Handloom Red And Dark Brown Hand Batik Pure Mulberry Silk Saree With Lotus Border is a resplendent drape you must add to your saree collection. This soft and lightweight saree is a modern twist on the traditional silhouette. To work a classic look for the evening Ganpati rituals, wear it with statement pearl studs and a ring.

These are just a few of the plethora of handloom sarees available at WeaverStory for you to make your Ganesh Chaturthi cherished. Wait no more; shop for festive-friendly handloom sarees from our website now.

 Author: Simran Shaikh