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Banarasi Sarees: A traditional fashion statement with elegance you can forward to the next generation

Banarasi Sarees: A traditional fashion statement with elegance you can forward to the next generation

Banarasi sarees are one of those ethnic garments or tradition which are passed from generation to generation, much in the same way as a mother passes on her precious jewels to her beloved daughter. As far as in Indian cultural tradition concern, a well-made Banarasi exudes classic elegance and style, while giving the wearer a […]

Varanasi handloom weavers need design support for survival

Varanasi handloom weavers need design support for survival

The geographical indication (GI) certification that the handloom Banarasi sarees from Varanasi enjoy since 2009 is an advantage that has not been fully tapped, feel many experts. “The Indian government should proactively promote GI certification for Varanasi handloom to weed out fake products. Besides marginalised weavers, it will also help consumers,” points out Dr Rajnikant […]