Surat Saris

The traditional wears of the people of Gujarat have always been appreciated by the people around the world. Among them the Surat saris are one of the most popular variety of Indian clothes.

Most of the saris from Surat are very gorgeous and are heavily embroidered. The bright background, against which the works are set make them appear more attractive and ethnic as well.

The silk saris from the city of Surat are most popular among the various traditional clothing that is found here. The Bandhini saris are the most common wedding wears used by the women living in the North- West of the country of India. Panetar and Gharchola belonging to this group of saris are the most preferred bridal wears. The Gharchola are the traditional red saris displaying wonderful Bandhini and zari works. Woven brands of zari form a network on the red silk background.

The other variety of saris that one will get in the city of Surat include the Tanchoi, Kinkhab, Baluchari, Chanderi, Gajee, etc. The Asavali saris of Gujarat are also available here. The most prominent features of these saris include the intricately woven silk patterns of different colors that are set against the golden background.

The best part of the Baluchari saris is the elegantly woven pallus. The borders are ornamented with motifs of small birds and kalkas. The technique of weaving originated in the Murshidabad district of the state of West Bengal.

The saris from Surat are among the most favored handicraft items that one will get to shop on a trip to the Indian state of Gujarat.

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Last Updated on : 3/06/2013



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