ELEGANT SAREES OF EASTERN INDIA
The Eastern States of West Bengal, Bihar and Assam churn out amazing sarees that represent the fine and unique weaves of Indian tradition and culture, that are specific to those States.
Baluchari Silk Sarees (West Bengal)
These sarees have found the place as the ‘Geographical Indication of India’ owing to its popularity. Known for its intricate details and artistic depiction, these sarees are a must have in your wardrobes. Available in an array of colours and designs, these will leave you asking for more.
Tant Sarees (West Bengal)
Cotton Tant sarees are worn at home almost every day by the women of West Bengal. Characterised by thick borders and printed motifs such as fish, flowers, nature elements such as moon and so on. these sarees are considered to be utmost comfortable and light to wear. They are ideal for the hot Indian climate.
Tussar Silk Sarees
The State of Jharkhand in East India is believed to produce the largest collection of Tussar Silk Sarees. Hand block and hand painted Gachi Tussar Sarees are famous in most parts of East India including Bhagalpur and Bihar. Tussar Silk sarees are made of sericulture. The golden gloss makes these sarees truly magnificent. The intricate designs on sarees reflects the true mastery and craftsmanship of scores of tribals who make these sarees.
This saree is renowned for its special tie and dye sambhalpuri ikkat technique and intricate weaves. The prints are inspired by the cultures and traditions of Hinduism and these prints adorn the sarees in the form of shankh (shell), chakra (wheel) or floral motifs. Red and black are preferred colours.
Some of the other famous sarees of East India include: Gota sarees, Garod sarees, Bomkai sarees and Khadi sarees.