Types of Silk Sarees to Choose for your Wedding Trousseau
Silk sarees are most popular among the brides when it comes to wedding and wedding trousseau and why not, India is popular for its varieties of silk. Besides, sarees in silk are very versatile which makes the bridal silk sarees suitable for post marriage occasions and ceremonies as well.
Shopping silk sarees for the wedding reception can be very confusing for the brides, especially, when there are plenty of options available in the market. Read on to know the types of silk sarees to choose from for your wedding trousseau!
Banarasi Silk Saree
Banarasi Silk Sarees found its origin in Benares. Sarees in Banarasi Silk are intricately woven into traditional designs which makes this saree very heavy as compared to other silk sarees.
Silk Banarasi saree has a royal aura which makes it suitable for a bride’s wedding wardrobe. There are different types of banarasi silk sarees, jamdani, tanchoi, butidar and more. Moreover, banarasi sarees have different patterns engraved on it which makes them more suitable for weddings.
Paithani Silk Saree
Paithani sarees were traditionally worn by brides in Maharashtra, however, paithani saree are becoming more popular among every bride with its popularity among celebrities. Banarasi Paithani sarees are very expensive, as this type of silk is intricately handcrafted with traditional tapestry methods with the use of zari and pure silk threads. The beautiful motifs, inspired from nature are well liked by the brides the most.
Chanderi Silk Saree
Chanderi Silk Sarees, a blend of cotton and silk, found its origin from Madhya Pradesh. These silk sarees are lightweight and easy to carry. At ancient times, chanderi silk was considered the symbol of royalty. Moreover, chanderi sarees are intricately woven sarees, having sheen and lustre which makes the saree well suited for weddings and reception.
Kanjeevaram Silk Saree
Kanjeevaram sarees are particularly worn on weddings, and are most popular among the brides these days. Kanchipuram sarees are woven from pure mulberry silk thread. The body and palla of the kanjeevaram saree are separately woven and then interlocked together. Bridal Kanjeevaram sarees are known for its temple borders, contrast borders, sheen and intricately woven motifs.
Pochampally ikkat are versatile silk saree, woven in Telangana. Ikkat silk saree is very popular among the brides in South India. The uniqueness of Pochampally ikkat lies in their intricate geometric patterns and mix of color combinations.