Banarasi sarees are produced in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. They are one of the finest traditional sarees in India and are rather heavy due to the intricate needlework, making them suitable for celebrations, festivals, and weddings.
Persian themes are also incorporated in Indian designs to produce distinct flower patterns of the saree, which are still used today. For the royal family, Banarasi sarees were formerly adorned with threads woven of genuine gold and silver.
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)