Banaras originally is another name for the holy city of Varanasi. Benaras or Banaras is a common reference and the set of sarees that were woven originally in Varanasi came to be known as Banaras silks.
Banaras silks are the answer to women who love the bling on their saree yet wish to keep their attire original, authentic and classy. With highly revered mentions in ancient scriptures and epics like Mahabharata, Banarasi silks were originally handwoven with the finest of threads for the royal palatial court members. As times changed, the fashion industry has turned out to be inclusive since everyone deserves a royal wardrobe.
Care of Banarasi saree:
Hand washing is no option when it comes to banarasi sarees. Dry cleaning is the best way to ensure that your saree is clean and maintained at the same time. Detergents can ruin the material. Absolutely avoid drying the saree in direct sunlight as direct heat can fade the saree and also can damage the cloth, making it weak wherein the design could also break apart. It is better to avoid drying it in direct sunlight. Its best to either do spot treatment to tackle the stains.
Material: Blended silk (Soft, lightweight, easy to drape, beautiful fall)