Types of traditional indian handloom sarees

Indian handloom Sarees an all time favored for many people. Indian parties and ceremonies are always occasions to wear a traditional indian handloom saree and will be incomplete without one. Saree spells grace, elegance and femininity- a rare combination for any outfit. Each and every part or region of India has a saree weave that is distinctive to that region. Imagine, the diversity that it offers. Just as the textures of each region differs so does the way wherein the saree is draped. Kanjivarams, Benaras, Tussars, Gadwals, Jamdhanis to mention a few with amazing colour combinations and handwork, the variety and creativity on offer is simply astounding.


About indian handloom sarees:

Traditional Indian art and indigenous designs and crafts is making a comeback be it Madhubhani, Kalamkari or Pattachithra etc., Indian handiwork, handloom and craftsmanship are much valued the world over. Now these works have been customized by designers and specially made on handmade sarees making it wearable art. These designer sarees definitely make an extremely eye catching statement piece. For instance, Kalamkari art designs incredibly popular and versatile and may be made both on cotton as well as on silk sarees. Kalamkari designs feature mythological figures, nature designs and motifs. The trend this season is Kalamkari sarees with narrative on raising pallu designs where the story begins only the border and it spreads to the rest of the saree in the shape of a narrative, definitely a conversation starter for any occasion.


Types of indian handloom sarees mentioned below:

  1. Linen handloom sarees
  2. Uppada handloom silk sarees
  3. Pochampally ikkat handloom sarees
  4. Kanchipuram handloom sarees
  5. Banarasi handloom sarees
  6. Tussar handloom sarees
  7. Gadwal handloom sarees
  8. Venkatagiri handloom sarees


1. Linen indian Handloom sarees

linen handloom sarees

Linen handloom sarees waves in kolkata and bihar.


2. Uppada handloom silk sarees

uppada handloom sarees

Uppada handloom sarees waves in uppada village near kakinada town in the state od Andra pradesh.


With the coming spring season comes wedding bells along with other auspicious events. Can weddings ever be complete without the usual Kanjivaram on display. Bright colors like lime green, turquoise blue and pastels like pink, lavender with elegantly woven edges are in this season. Wedding must have colors like reds, yellows and greens or a combination of them are always preferred. Kanjivaram pattus or Kanchipuram silks also come with modern designs and patterns which can be worn even as a daily wear or corporate wear. Partly pallu sarees where the design is different in the pallu of the saree and half and half saree designs are much generally desired this season.


Bold nature inspired motifs with animals like horses, elephants, deers, peacocks and leaves and flowers are also trending this season. Aari hand embroidery work on silk sarees and delicate cutwork are a pleasure for saree connoisseurs. The trend this season is to creatively combine two or more techniques like hand painted art and cutwork embroidery, or Aari embroidery on the entire saree with a printed blouse to give a contrast. The idea is to creatively mix and match to create a style which is nothing short of stunning. Half and half saree are also quite the rage particularly with today’s youngsters- a combination of color or designs which comes together on each 50% of the saree.

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