These days Handloom sarees are in vogue. We often spot celebrities donning handloom saree with unique style and pattern. Dating few years back handloom saree was confined to a particular section of society due to its high cost and unavailability in the market. With the advent of online stores buying handloom saree has not only become easy but affordable too.
But before buying online you should also have the knowledge of diffrent types of handloom saree and how they are made. Different fabric suits different ocassions. So one should take some time and then pick the one which will suit her style. Today in this post we are sharing with you different types of handloom saree and what ia their speciality. So read on things you need to know before buying online handloom saree.
Khadi is usually made out of cotton. The speciality of khadi cotton is that it will keep you cool in summers and warm in winters. These sarees are soft in texture and therefore quite comfortable and easy to drape. Looking for a simple saree with a chic look, then you must try plain khadi cotton sarees with colorful pom-pom.
These sarees are woven from pure cotton. These sarees are made with intensive weaving which gives them a smoother finish. Try dual or multicolored Mangalgiri saree with an exquisite zari border for a sophisticated look.
These sarees are finely crafted by the weavers of Rajasthan. Their huge demand in national as well as international market has infused more designs and creativity into these sarees. They are extremely light in weight with a fine crispiness. You can try kota sarees in shibori dye, muggu print or mirror foil work etc.
These sarees with bagru prints featuring unique designs effortlessly make them beautiful. These sarees are made from natural color and prints are formed with the help of wooden block. As they are natural color you need to wash them with a little care. Try this Indigo blue saree with colorful pom-pom border all over it.
Linen is a textile made from the fibers of the flax plant. Linen is laborious to manufacture, but the fiber is very absorbent and garments made of linen are valued for their exceptional coolness and freshness. It is very cool to touch and smooth, making it lint free. It does not stretch and at the same time very durable. It is one of the great options available for people who are looking for alternate fabrics to cotton and silk.
It is handwoven using mercerised cotton threads which provides them strength and gives them lustrous appearance. This saree is a treat for the summers and can be easily paired up with many things for a different look.
It got its name fro the place of its origin Chettinaad in Tamilnadu. The distinguishing features of the chettinad sari are its seemingly heavy look and the striking colors that are achieved through a deft combination of stripes, checks and color contrasts.
The variety of Indian Handloom saree doesn’t end here. We will soon be posting about other handloom sarees known for their unique texture and fabric. As these sarees are handmade their color and texture may slightly vary from the image displayed. These are few things which you should know before buying handloon saree.