Indian festivities have such a CHARM! A beautiful mix of colours, traditional food, heartwarming gatherings and only joy. Our country has a diverse cultural heritage with many festivals celebrated throughout the year. What you wear on these celebrations should definitely be something special and a headturner!
Collection of Banarasi Sarees at WeaverStory
Hailing from the holy city of Varanasi, Banarasi are traditional silk sarees native to the Indian heritage and culture. Loved for their rich intricate designs and use of fine silk threads, they have received major recognition over the years. A Banarasi is recognised by heavy gold and silver zari work usually woven into floral and paisley designs. The pallu is particularly ornate and may feature intricate embroidery or beaded work.
Georgette Banarasi saree in a ravishing red colour! A classic piece designed with cutwork weaving technique and jaal design by the craftsmen of Banaras. The tie-dye technique on the saree is one of its kind. A comfortable wear because of the soft and pure georgette fabric, the red and gold are a royal combination. Consider this piece for the Indian festivities and be a charmer!
Feel like sunshine in this pure Katan silk saree in a bright mango yellow shade. Add a splash of pop to your festive celebration in this fine Mulberry fabric and a lustrous sheen. Katan silk is lightweight making it apt for the upcoming summer season. The jaal work all over the saree in silver elevates the look, complete with a nice pair of earrings you are ready to go!
A unique highlight is the scalloped border with traditional gold zari threads. Suited for special occasions during the day or even evenings. Handwoven by skilled artisans of artisans, the piece reflects royalty at every fold, perfect for the elegant you. Pair it with a lovely neckpiece, earrings to complete the look. Truly perfect in pink!
Modern and aesthetic weaved together in a traditional handloom. This graceful Mashroo Silk Tanchoi Banarasi saree is appealing in all ways - the subtle shades of mustard and green, a shimmering silk fabric and totally lightweight. Adorn it for any festivity - a small gathering with closed ones or a cocktail party, you will simply outshine in this beautiful saree. Pair it with diamond earrings and a shiny bracelet and voila!
Tussar silk also known as Kosa silk is derived from undomesticated silkworms. Hence you will find the texture of this fabric pretty raw with a natural gold colour. A lightweight airy fabric makes it ideal for summer festivities. This Banarasi saree in a ravishing purple colour is a headturner! The traditional zari work in silver does it work like magic to bring out the beauty of the saree with elegance. Pair with stylish jewellery and feel like a queen!
Red is always a lovely choice for us women and when a saree is weaved with sheer love, supreme craftsmanship and intricate designs, it makes for a perfect choice! This handloom meenakari Banarasi patola saree is truly a stunner ,Pair it with a classic neckpiece and you will be all set.
Weaved together by the skilled artisans of Banaras, the pleasing shades of lilac and light blue are perfectly in tune! The enticing zari work on the borders and delicate motifs makes this a timeless piece. Accentuate the look with your favourite jewels on that special occasion and be a charmer!
Regal has a new definition with this light green silk Banarasi saree. The stellar textures of traditional jangla work, purple borders with elaborate designs in silver threads is a work of art. Perfect for a day time festivity and even a wedding celebration, enhance the look with traditional Indian jewellery.
Indulge yourself with this handpicked, handwoven collection of suits, sarees, dupattas and pashmina shawls at WeaverStory. On a quest to preserve Indian textiles and handlooms, each piece is handcrafted by skilled artisans.Author-Aarushi Sharma