Particularly known for its silk (tussar), Bishnupur's Baluchari Sarees are woven on unusual punch-card looms, with episodes from the Mahabharata imprinted on the border and pallu.
Made in Varanasi, Benaresi sarees are among the finest sarees in India, known for their gold and silver brocade or zari, fine silk and opulent woven embroidery. These sarees are made of finely woven silk and are decorated with intricate design. Grace yourself or your loved ones with this gold-wrapped silk saree, don't forget to buy one of these when in Varanasi.
Chidambaram is also known for its beautiful woven silk textiles, especially sarees. People from all over the country and abroad come to Chidambaram to buy special silk Bhuvanagiri silk sarees.
The weavers of Kanchi are believed to be the descendants of the heavenly weaver of Gods; Sage Markandeya. Kanjivaram Sarees are naturally woven from the best quality silk yarns and they are considered to be of the highest quality amongst all the silk sarees. The design work differs incolors, patterns, the material that is used in decorating the sarees such as gold thread, zari etc. and so on. Generally the Kanjivaram Sarees bear the motifs of the sun, moon, peacocks, swans, parrots, lions, chariots, coins, leaves, mangoes, etc.
Kosa silk is obtained from an Indian silkworm Antheraeamylitta and is a variety of Tussar silk. It is drawn out of cocoons which are especially grown on specific trees known as Arjun, Saja and Sal. Known for its sturdiness, Kosa is a preferred choice of silk in the state of Chhattisgarh.
Mysore Silk sarees originate in Karnataka and are made of one of the purest forms of silk. These sarees are available in vibrant colours and look very classy when draped. Mysore Silk sarees are famous all over the world for their quality.