Banarasi sarees are from Varanasi in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Older than history, older than tradition, older even than legend, the ancient city of Banaras is synonymous with some of world’s oldest temples and finest Banarasi silk sarees. The place that is believed to have flourished as a textile centre when it was a capital of Kasi kingdom, In 5th and 6th century BC Banaras became a crucial centre for silk and cotton fabrics with these woven fabrics becoming most sought after all over the world. Zari and Brocade work that is the specialty of Banarasi sarees kick started around 17 th century when Silk weavers from Gujarat migrated to Kasi after a famine in 1603. Development of brocade and zari work in the city saw new heights during Mughal period, especially in the reign of emperors such as Akbar. Having witnessed centuries of handmade textile tradition, Banarasi silk sarees have seen many changes in preferences of colours, patterns, motifs, borders and styles over the years. From floral patterns, animal and bird depictions to ‘Butidar’ designs to Islamic patterns like florals and ‘Jali’ or ‘Jaal’ and the more recent Geometrical patterns Banarasi sarees collections have kept abreast with changing tastes and embolden women with their ever elegant finesse. Banarasi silk sarees price ranges from Rs 9000/- to Rs 32000/-.
At Shatika, we have a wide range of Banarsi silk sarees online. Be it the pure kora silk or pure butter silk, the all new pure silk with batik print or the half pattern pure dupion silk, you will find Banarasi silk sarees in all colours, patterns and textures.
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At Shatika, we bring you some of the finest weaves from all parts of the country. With a wide variety in designs and textures, some of the sarees we deal in are Chanderi Sarees, Pure Kosa Silk Sarees, Tussar Silk Sarees, Khadi Silk Sarees, Dharmavaram Silk Sarees, Gadwal Sarees, Narayanpet Sarees, Paithani Sarees, Bomkai Silk Sarees, Patola Sarees, Ikat Pure Silk Sarees, Cotton Sarees, Sambalpuri Sarees, Venkatgiri Sarees, Banarasi Sarees, Soft Silk Sarees and Mysore Chiffon Sarees to name a few.
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