BENGAL HANDLOOM SAREES
Bengal handloom sarees have their own style that cannot be found anywhere else. Each region has its own distinct style. We have narrowed down our list to 8 such places in Bengal that produce the best sarees.
Burdwan: Here there are two divisions known as Kalna and Katwa with over 37500Â looms, this industry has an approximate of 94000 people. This 6.3 crore business has moved from sarees into garments, accessories and home linen.
Shantiniketan: This area is well known for kantha sarees. Whenever you buy a kantha saree, you will find floral motifs, folk lore, animals, birds and geometric patterns on it. This form of embroidery is over 500 years oldÂ and was originally applied to breathe new life into old garments.