Hearing the term Banarasi the first thing that comes to mind is “Banarasi Saree” which are exclusive made in Varanasi a city which is also called "Benares". These are considered among the finest sarees in India. They are known for their gold and silver brocade or zari, fine silk and opulent embroidery, and being highly sought after.
The designs used on saree are Mughal inspired such as 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 sarees. Other distinctive features are Heavy gold work, Compact weaving, figures with small details, metallic visual effects, pallus, jal (a net like pattern), and mina work.
The time taken to make a single sari depends upon how heavy work & design done on the saree. For a simple Banarasi Saree it takes up to 15 days or a month. For heavy work sarees it can even take up to six months for a single saree.
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