Banarasi Silk Saree (Varanasi)
In keeping with the name of the holy city of Varanasi, the elegant Banarsi silk sari is a symbol of grandeur and nobility. The sarees are among the finest sarees in India and are known for their gold and silver brocade or zari, fine silk, and opulent embroidery. The sarees are made of finely woven silk and are decorated with intricate designs. The special characteristics of these sarees are their Mughal-inspired designs such as intricate intertwining floral and foliate motifs. It is also known for its gold work, compact weaving, figures with small details, metallic visual effects, pallus, jal (a net-like pattern), and mina work. Varanasi silk is in great demand and is used in home furnishings, silk fabric, and other utility products.
ODOP Product List (Varanasi)