Sarees are made in various materials and the beauty of the saree is enhanced by adding appropriate work on it. Different regions in India have their speciality of work for which they are well known. It is impossible to describe each and every type of Saree available, but we at Borrow It Bindaas, have managed to put forward various forms of art work created on sarees. Hence, we have composed a pictorial description and written description for the most commonly used styles:
Bandhani: Bandhani is traditional art-work created with a concept of Tie-Dye.
Zardosi: Zardosi' is a kind of workmanship created with a type of thread made of fine gold or silver wire used in traditional sarees.
Gota Work:Gota is unique embroidery where gold or silver thread ribbons are embroidered through applique technique to create patterns.
Kundan: Kundan are Indian gem stones which are placed on the sarees to give a jewelry effect.
Parsi work: Parsi work is a blend of floral work done with reshams threads.
Chikankari: Chikankari work is fine white cotton thread embroidery which is usually created in paisley or floral patterns.
Pitha Work: Pitha work is a traditional handcraft with golen or silver threads that are pressured to give an ethnic look to sarees.
Resham work: Resham work is where silk threads are used to hand-embroider various designs and motifs.
Sequins: Sequins are disk-shaped beads used for decorative purposes. They are available in a wide variety of colors and geometrical shapes.
Bead Work: Bead work is a small, decorative object that is usually pierced for threading or stringing.
Mirror Work: Mirror work consists of mirrors in different geometrical shapes brought together to give a dazzling effect.
Banarasi: Banarasi is a type of silk woven with gold/silver threads to give an ethnic look.
Stone Work: A Stone Work Saree is handcrafted or mechanically created by adding various sizes of colorful stones.
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