are considered one of thefinest sarisin India. These saris are made of finely woven silk and finetissues (Zari)and are decorated with elaborate engravings. Because of these engravings, these saris are relatively heavy.Benarasi sarisare mostly worn by Indian women on importantoccasionssuch as when attending aweddingand are expected to be complemented by the woman’s best jewelry preferably golden ones.
In factwedding /engagementandBenarasi sarisgo hand in hand.Ranging from two thousand rupees the price of thissarigoes up to fifty thousand rupees depending upon the richZari work on thesari.Teaming up with modern day’sstyle artisansput some mirror work, zardosi work along with thesilk and Zariwhich enhances the look of thesariand makes it heavy too.
ButBenarasi sarinever goes out of fashion. It is usually worn in two or threestyles. Some ladies prefer it to wear it in the general Indian stylewhereas the pleats are tucked in front and the border (pallu) is pinned to the blouse on the left shoulder.