Sari, Saree

Sari: Everything About this Indian Attire

“Six yards of grace” and “nine yards of elegance” are the beautiful phrases used to describe a Sari. A saree is an unstitched fabric draped around the waist, over an underskirt, and is paired with a choli or a blouse. It is a traditional attire of Indian women and more often than not, the first choice for important events like festivals and weddings. It is worn by women belonging to different ethnicities. Bollywood being one of the biggest film industries in the world, has cast its spell on countless hearts. Drape a Bollywood sari if you’d like to replicate the look of your favourite Bollywood actress from a film, red carpet event, or magazine. From layers of solid-colored chiffon to heavy fabrics with prints, detailed borders, embroidery, and sparkling accents, Bollywood sarees can be found in various styles. You can choose from a range of 6 and 9 yards saris online and pick the one you like.

What are the different types of sari materials?

Sarees are available in an array of materials and colors. Saris also make for great gifts on various occasions like anniversaries, birthdays, and weddings. Depending on your budget and the occasion, you can choose from fabrics like silk, cotton blend, and chiffon. A lot of women tend to go for sequins, lace, linen, and crepe materials as they can be styled and accessorized in various ways. There is a range of net and linen sarees available on eBay that can be styled with minimal effort and jewelry.

Here are some of the traditional saris worn by women all over the world:

  1. Paithani silk sari – Worn in the Western part of India, a Paithani silk saree is considered a must-have in every woman’s wardrobe. The vibrant colors and the hand-woven peacocks on this handloom saree make it more appealing. It is an heirloom sari, and the 2000-year-old weaving technique is similar to that of a Persian rug.
  2. Banarasi sari – A Banarasi saree is made in a city named ‘Banaras’ and is considered to be one of the finest saris in India. What makes them unique is the brocade and zari embroidery done using gold threads. Made from fine silk, these saris feature intricate upright leaves on the outer edge and hand-woven floral patterns throughout the saree. A Banarasi sari is chosen by most women when attending important family get-togethers and weddings. You will find a range of Banarasi saris online, and they make for great gifts too!
  3. Chanderi silk sari – Chanderi sarees originated in Chanderi, a small town in Madhya Pradesh. Chanderi is a lightweight fabric and has a luxurious feel to it. Chanderi silk sarees are embellished with fine zari work in floral, geometric, and peacock patterns. These saris are made from three kinds of fabrics; Chanderi cotton, silk cotton, and pure silk.

You can choose from a range of materials, colors, types, styles, and more on eBay. Browse through the vast selection of new and pre-owned saris to find the perfect one for the upcoming occasion.