Some Best Types of Silk Sarees You Can Buy Online from AMMK

Silk Sarees are one of the most loved and popular sarees throughout India and across the world. It is very common to see Indian women donning beautiful silk sarees at traditional or cultural events, pujas, festivals, parties, outings, etc. They are the ‘go-to’ outfit of most Indian women because the sarees are very comfortable. They are generally lightweight and very easy of carry but do not think they lack anything in fashion due to their comfort. Silk sarees comes in bright colors and are very elegant with intricate embroidery works and a variety of designs and patterns.

If we talk about the origin of silk sarees, silk was first discovered and popularized in China. Outfits or dresses made out of the silk fabric were limited only to the Chinese royalty. It was after the establishment of the world-famous Silk Road that silk started making its way into India. As silk became available, Indian weaver and artisans took up silk weaving and started making clothes and sarees for the Indian women. Though in India, also, silk outfits were limited to the royal families and nobles at first, as it was a luxury product. Today, India is among the top cultivators and exporters of silk in the world along with China and the number one exporter of silk sarees. As the sarees became so widely popular, it was quite natural for weavers from the different cultural backgrounds and states throughout India to adapt silk weaving which is why there are various types of silk sarees available in the market today. In this blog, we discuss some of the best types of silk sarees which you can avail from the website of Adi Mohini Mohan Kanjilal.

AMMK is one of the oldest and leading ethic wear brands in India. Based in Kolkata, West Bengal, the company has been serving authentic and best quality sarees and other garments to their customers for more than two decades now. Adi Mohini Mohan Kanjilal is not only a popular name in India, but they have been globally recognised also as they provide international shipping. They have a wide collection of amazing sarees in different varieties, let us discuss them.

Benarasi Silk Sarees

Benarasi sarees or Benarasi silk sarees are one of the finest made sarees in India. They originate from the holy city of Benaras, and gets their name after the city. Benarasi silk sarees are very elegant and royal looking with beautiful ‘zaris’ and embroidery works. The sarees which are particularly expensive often features ‘zaris’ made from real gold or silver threads. These types of sarees are not meant for regular use. Women usually reserve them for big occasions and festivals. They are often used as bridal wear by the Indian women.


Benarasi Silk Saree

Assam Silk Sarees

Assam silk sarees are made from silk which is cultivated locally. Assam mainly produces three types of silk which are Golden Muga, White Paat and warm Eri Silk. Sarees made from these silk types are extremely durable. Assam silk sarees are well known for the labour intensive and craftsmanship. They are generally hand-woven sarees.


Assam Silk Saree

Chanderi Silk sarees

Chanderi silk sarees are one of the most famous silk sarees in India. They are extremely lightweight and smooth to touch and very durable at the same time. They are very well known for their characteristic shimmering look and unique motif works. Chanderi silk sarees are perfect for pujas, festivals and outings.


Chanderi Silk Saree

Kanjivaram Saree

Originating from the small town of Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu, these sarees are extremely beautiful. Often referred as the ‘Queen of Silk’, these sarees feature intricate ‘zaris’ made from threads dipped in actual gold and silver. These sarees are world famous and is typically used as bridal wear.


Kanjivaram Silk Saree

Mysore Silk Sarees

These sarees are exclusively made by the Karnataka Silk Industries Corporation Limited (KSIC) with each sarees having a separate embroidery codes so that no other private or local firms can manufacture these sarees. They are very minimalist in design but features a sheen and lustre greater than any saree. Mysore silk sarees are made from authentic pure silk, silver and gold threads which makes them quite expensive.

The above-mentioned sarees are among some of the most famous and best silk sarees that are available throughout India. Other than these, the house of Adi Mohini Mohan Kanjilal also provide other types of silk sarees as well. Check out the AMMK website for more products and categories.