Banarasi silk sarees have originated from religious city of Banaras and a sense of mysticism is always attached to this saree. Crafted using gold or silver thread and created with the highest grade of silk fabric, banarasi silk saree got the title as the queen of Indian silk sarees. Combining Persian and Indian styles, these sarees are decorated with small booties or motifs across the entire length. These sarees are identified with delicate embroidery or intricate zari work.
History of Banarasi saree is deeply rooted in the tradition and culture of India. Banarasi saree is made in Varanasi, the city which is called Banaras also. These sarees are very fine or may be one of the finest sarees in India which are not only made of finely woven silk, but also at the same time relatively heavy in weight because of its intricate designs and engravings which are of zari or brocade. In fact, Banarasi sarees are famous for their gold and silver brocade or zari work, fine silk and opulent embroidery.
Banarasi Sarees are always loved by Indian women and lustrous beauty of these sarees always wins the heart of everyone. Banarasi sarees are adored by ladies of different ages
Banarasi sarees are always a favourite one for any important occasion. Apart from chiffon sarees, Bollywood celebrities have taken this route long time back and they are seen wearing beautiful banarasi sarees in many occasions like parties, award ceremonies, premier shows etc.