Some sarees are about far more than just a beautiful drape – take this stunner for example – made from premium silk, this deep blue saree tells a mesmerizing mythological story of the Ramayana through the intricate zari work and meenakari work. It will be hard for anyone to not stare when you walk in wearing this truly unique piece!
There are sarees, there are beautiful sarees, and then there are sarees that tell a story. These pieces are not just garments, but artwork. The Baluchari saree is exactly this, and more.
Popular in both, India and Bangladesh, these wonders in the weave are best known for the intricate woven work on their pallu. A closer look at each of these will reveal a tale, and that’s where the beauty of a Baluchari saree lies. There are multiple stages involved with the creation of a Baluchari sarees, from cultivating cocoons for its silk to processing yarns to creating a motif for the pallu and then finally, its weaving, which takes 5-6 days. The work on the pallu, in most Baluchari sarees, depicts detailed scenes from the Mahabharata or Ramayana. As you inspect the pallu at close quarters, you will find stunning finer details.
In earlier days, wearing a Baluchari saree was regarded as a sign of aristocracy. But even today, it continues to a style of saree that exudes class, elegance and sophistication. In fact, wearing a Baluchari saree is a sure bet to turn heads as its intricate design and weave are truly unique, that many have never seen before. A heritage style, the beauty of the Baluchari is so striking that it has found a firm place in modern day wear as well.
At Aditri, we understand the importance of having a complete saree collection, one that boasts of heritage styles suited to the contemporary woman. That’s why we have for you a curated collection of cotton sarees, linen sarees, handloom sarees and more, all available online. For those looking for more, for example, to purchase silver jewellery online or even dupattas online, we’ve also included a special and unique selection of those. These styles complement our heritage saree pieces beautifully. Online saree purchase can be a daunting task, so we’ve simplified the process to make straightforward and yet, informative.