a diverse country and the uniqueness of this nation is a garment called SAREE
OR SARI, draped by the Indian women. The draping style of the sari is
different in every state as well as by different communities. The Sari can be
worn over a choli or blouse which forms the upper garment and can be draped
around a lower garment the petticoat.
form the culture in India and each State and its many regions are known for
their specific saris. A sari makes a women complete by its drape, accentuating
her feminine curves, yet giving her altogether a graceful touch.
border style is one of the basic points of distinguish between different sarees
from the South Indian region. While contrasting wide borders are popular styles
for some of these varieties, there are others with borders not wider than 1
inch. Wrap patterning, dyeing and weaving are the popular practices for
designing different types of borders for these sarees.
is the North West region of the state of Tamil Nadu and produces a very fine
cotton cloth in an amazing range of traditional and artisan styles. The sarees
are all 48" width or more and the standard six yards. Soft cotton handloom
sarees are the specialty of Coimbatore.
Chettinad is a region
of the Sivaganga district of southern Tamil Nadu state, India. Karaikudi is
known as the capital of Chettinad. The uniqueness of these sarees is their bold
colors and patterns of checks and stripes in contrasting hues. These sarees are
slightly heavier or rather thick and that is one of the reason they are not so
much in demand in this fast modern lifestyles.