The craftsmanship on Indian sarees is art at its best! Intricate designs created with zardozi, dabka, sequin, thread, pearls, and zari is like a beautiful painting created on a piece of cloth. The detailing is so fine that it is difficult to take your eyes off them. Such beautiful artistry is an example of hard work and talent of Indian artisans who convert any sort of design into reality. If we talk of traditional Indian sarees like Banarasi sarees and Kanchipuram silk saris, zari work is the oldest and timeless craft on these sarees which never loses its brilliance. Zari work is created with either gold or silver threads or both on sarees and various other forms of Indian clothing. The designs include floral patterns, foliate designs, flower butas, mythology-inspired designs or animal motifs. These designs are synonymous with zari work, if you think of a silk saree with zari work then definitely you will imagine such designs.
When we talk of zari work on a saree, a Banarasi saree will definitely pop in your head! These sarees are the trademark of Banaras and something to be proud of. Banarasi sarees are crafted with finest zari work in beautiful designs which add a royal vibe to the saree wearer. Some Banarasi sarees have another brilliant form of craft on them which is called meenakari. Many Banarasi saris have zari work with a striking pop of colors here and there that is what minakari looks like! Created with colorful threads minakari elevates the beauty of Banarasi saree to the next level. The combination of minakari and zari is oh-so-captivating. Have a look at this beautiful Indian woman who is wearing classic black Banarasi saree with silver zari work on the border, pallu with scattered butas. But what makes her saree so mesmerizing is the pop of pink and red minakari on the floral butas! Such a timeless drape which looks nothing short of magical on this Indian beauty! She has paired the saree with a beige color saree blouse. With simple open hair and ethnic makeup, she let the saree do all the talking! This saree is a perfect pick for weddings, festivals, parties or any special occasion. You can also pair it with an embroidered red color saree blouse, tie your hair into a bun with some roses, and wear a pair of silver gold plated jhumka earrings, you are all set for a wedding!
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Article By : Charu Tyagi