Benaras silk is what Varanasi is famous for.
If you want to do Banarasi silks shopping in Varanasi, you can shop for
- wholesale silk scarves
- cushion covers
- bed sheets
- silk brocades
- silk sarees/saris (Female garments wrapped around the waist by Indian ladies).
Always ask for Zamdani silk fabric, the finest silk. It takes around 10 days for weaving a meter of this fabric by hand.
Other Varieties of silk Fabrics are :
- Satin Tissue.
- Silk Stole
There are many silk manufacturers in Varanasi. Mehrotra Silk Factory, approved by Indian Government, is a reliable Banaras silk manufacturer, dealer and exporter.
Ravi M. of Mehrotra Silks
They sell benares silk with The "Silk Mark" grade and show how to check the purity of silk by burning the same. Different types of odour tell about the purity of it.They are also registered with Silk Mark.
Silk gift items shoping
Banarasi silk saree sopping
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