Bengal Silk sari is a traditional attire that speaks about the cultural heritage of Bengal. A fashion statement that evolves through time and generation, carrying the glamorous & royal essence of Bengal. From the classic Baluchari to emotional Nakshi Kantha, Bengali Silk is available in variety of colours, patterns & designs to celebrate...
Bengal Silk sari is a traditional attire that speaks about the cultural heritage of Bengal. A fashion statement that evolves through time and generation, carrying the glamorous & royal essence of Bengal. From the classic Baluchari to emotional Nakshi Kantha, Bengali Silk is available in variety of colours, patterns & designs to celebrate the special moments.
Know Your Saree
Bengal, an artistic hub in India exhibits its artistic skills even in designing sarees. Think of Murshidabadi Balucharis or Shantiniketani Kanthar Stitch – you’ll certainly feel you are draping a canvas designed intricately to reflect some legend or history or sometimes a folk-tale. Banglar handloom silks are so designed that they’ll make you fall in love with arts and poetry. Kiukart presents their uniqueness in creativity by displaying their exclusive collections in every single brand.
The Bengal silk, especially those manufactured at Murshidabad, are noteworthy for their lightness and soft texture. Their coarseness may vary with the materials used as threads – Mulberry, Muga, Eri, tussar. To know Banglar Silk material better, to know about their shimmer & smoothness follow Kiukart’s blogs. Kiukart not only displays Banglar silk handlooms in their online store but also helps you know your saree better.
Silk sarees are worn now at every occasion but there has been a time in Bengal when Silks had been considered as costly and royal fabric in Bengal and were originally worn by nobles of this region. Bengal’s silks are famous since the 16th century and Murshidabadi Balucharis, perhaps the best quality of Bengal silk had gained immense glory in the Mughal era. To enjoy the true regality of these sarees at a single glimpse follow Kiukart online store...
Thread Count refers to the number of horizontal and vertical threads in one square inch of fabric. So if a fabric is 200tc or 200 thread count that means there were 200 threads per one square inch of fabric.
The weaving of silk fabrics requires special skill and technique. It also concerns hard labour. The looks and quality brought by the artistic weaving techniques, of Banglar Silk sarees are immensely attractive, which make them to be considered as the ‘Queen of Textiles’. Kiukart not only sells the handloom weaved Bengal silks but celebrates the craftsmanship of these poor but skilled weavers of Bengal... come join your hands with us.
Life is a celebration of passionate colors. Some days are red and some are yellow, while the others are blue. But the best color is the one that looks good on you and the fabrics that you wear.
The cotton and silk fabrics since time immemorial have been dyed in several ways. These traditional dyes were primarily made from turmeric, the indigo plant, barks of several trees, fruits, berries, etc. But, with the introduction of synthetic & chemical dyes from various countries have given Indian women cotton and silk fabrics in an unimaginable spectrum of colors & designs.