baluchari sarees

Unearthing the origin of Baluchari saree from West Bengal 



With an origin in the Baluchar region of West Bengal, the Baluchari silk saree is a celebrated weave amongst the tapestry of Indian traditional wear. Magnificent and mesmerising, this drape is revered for the wide and intricate pallu, a canvas of cultural motifs and mythological references. This handwoven saree is born out of meticulous artisanship, who incorporate a special technique to cast a spell of magic into each thread.

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Origin of Baluchari saree 


With its origin dating back to the 18th century, the journey of the Baluchari saree mirrors the pride of the Bengali artisans. Initially flourishing under the Nawab of Bengal, Murshid Quli Khan, the local silk industry faced a harsh setback during the 18th century, However, relentless artisanship marked the revival of these drapes, which eventually evolved into the cultural symbols of West Bengal. 


A canvas of mythological tales 


The pallu of Baluchari sarees play the key role in upholding the weave’s authenticity and prominence. Featuring detailed representations from Hindu mythologies such as Ramayana and Mahabharatha, these pallus narrate timeless tales of ancient India. 


Elevating the ensemble on special days 


Baluchari sarees are often considered suitable for special occasions, festivals, and cultural events. They are preferred by women who appreciate traditional handwoven textiles and are looking for a unique and artistic touch in their attire


Mavuri’s online Baluchari saree range


Dive into a world of sartorial marvels at Mavuri’s, where the online and offline inventories reflect Bengali culture with a diverse Baluchari saree range. Appeasing the wearer with a palette of eye-catchy hues each weave stands as a towering epitome of artisanal expertise.