Urja: A Fine Handwoven Katan Silk Banarasi Sarees
Handwoven with Katan silk, this rising border Banarasi is a rarest creation of Mitan Ghosh Designs. Weaving two distinct weave patterns, this Banarasi saree inspired from Kanjivaram weaving pattern. Urja is not only the privilege of owning six yards of unmatched elegance and timeless style, but it would also mean securing a masterpiece of woven art for your wardrobe.
Hand-woven Katan Silk Banarasi Sarees: Sumptuous and Rich
Banarasi sarees are synonymous with luxury and opulence. In fact, the word ‘Banarasi’ itself is derived from the word ‘Vishwabhushan’, which means ‘King of all fabrics’. It is derived from the city of Banaras, which is a religious city in Uttar Pradesh. As such, Banarasi sarees are a traditional form of weaving, where either katan/mulberry silk is used as the base fabric. The result is a saree that is sumptuous and rich. It is also one of the most expensive fabrics in the world. Banarasi sarees are largely dependent on the weaver’s skills, the saree’s colour, and the type of silk used in the saree.
Katan and Tussah Silk Sarees
Katan silk banarasi sarees is a type of wild silk that is produced by a species of wild silkworm known as the ‘Mulberry’ silkworm. This species of silkworm is also believed to be indigenous to the Indian subcontinent. As such, they have been in existence since antiquity and are believed to have been used by the Indians since the Indus Valley civilization.
Shimmering Gold: Auspicious shades in Banarasi sarees
The colour of the silk that is used in Banarasi sarees affects their price. For instance, if the Katan Silk Banarasi Sarees are woven with gold silk, then these are likely to be extremely expensive. The colour of the silk also affects the colour of the saree. So, if the silk is red in colour, the saree will also turn out to be red. Similarly, if the silk is blue, then the saree will be blue. Another thing to note is that Banarasi sarees also come in a variety of patterned and unpatterned fabrics. The patterned fabrics are woven with intricate designs that inspired tradition and culture. On the other hand, the unpatterned fabrics are plain in appearance and come in a variety of shades, such as gold, red and blue.
Banarasi sarees are not only a great way to showcase your Indian heritage, but they are also an excellent way to create a personal style statement . If you are looking for a luxury sari that is as beautiful as it is timeless, there are few better choices than a luxurious hand-woven Katan Silk Banarasi Saree. These sarees come in a variety of patterns and colours and are a great choice for special occasions.