Wedding Navy Blue Banarasi Saree

  • Wedding Navy Blue Banarasi Saree comes with stunning woven Jacquard work border patterns and Foliage designs all over the saree.
  • This saree makes it a perfect wedding and party wear outfit.
  • This Silk Saree comes with unstitched silk blouse which can be stitched up to size 42.
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Did You Know about Banarasi Saree?

  • A Banarasi sari is a sari made in Varanasi, an ancient city which is also called Benares (Banaras).
  • The saris are among the finest saris in India and are known for their gold and silver brocade or zari, fine silk and opulent embroidery.
  • The saris are made of finely woven silk and are decorated with intricate design, and, because of these engravings, are relatively heavy.
  • Their special characteristics intricate intertwining floral and foliate motifs, kalga and bel, a string of upright leaves called jhallar at the outer, edge of border is a characteristic of these saris.
  • Other features are gold work, compact weaving, figures with small details, metallic visual effects, pallus, jal (a net like pattern), and mina work.
  • The saris are often part of an Indian bride’s selection.
  • Depending on the intricacy of its designs and patterns, a sari can take from 15 days to a month and sometimes up to six months to complete.
  • Banarasi saris are mostly worn by Indian women on important occasions such as when attending a wedding and are expected to be complemented by the woman’s best jewelry.

Wash n' Care for Banarasi Saree

  • Never Machine-wash a sari. A Saree should be either delicately hand washed or dry cleaned.
  • Dry cleaning is generally preferred, since laundering detergent and dyes in other clothes may adversely affect silk fabric.
  • If you choose to wash the saree at home please wash Pallu and Border separately in the beginning
  • After two or three plain water washes, use a good detergent and clean quickly. Do not keep the sari soaked in detergent for long.
  • Do not brush or lash a Silk Saree. This would lead to tearing of the silk or zari
  • In case of stains, wash with cold water immediately. For hard stains, get the Sari Dry Cleaned.
  • Do not bundle the wet saree along with other garments liable to cause staining
  • It is recommended to iron the saree between two pieces of white cloth. It is not recommended to wet the saree prior to ironing or to use a steam iron.
  • Store Saree in a cool dry place. Do not store silks with zari/metal yarns in plastics , plastics react with and turn the zari dark. Zari will also oxidize if in contact with humid air, they are best protected in cotton lined boxes or covers.
  • For long-time storage, silk should be sealed against light, air and insects, storing the silk rolled on a cardboard pipe will prevent creases and hence also prevent the silk from getting cut due to cracking.

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