Traditionally, saree originates from numerous different regions in India. The saree is a garment that is weaved with many threads of traditions deep-rooted within Indian cultures and traditions. Every state has a variety of different fabric of saris. Famous saris like Banarasi Silk Saree, Patola Saree, Kanjeevaram Silk Saree and many more are crafted in an exclusive way using special embroidery techniques.
You can wear sarees in any way you desire: modern or traditional. They never really go out of fashion. While these sarees look grand and elegant all on their own, it is equally important to pair them up with jewellery that makes your personality and demeanour pop.
Here is a brief guide to help you through with choosing the right jewellery for your desired saree style.
BANARASI SILK SAREE
The sarees are amongst the finest sarees in India and mainly are known for their gold and silver brocade or zari work, fine silk and opulent embroidery. The sarees are made of finely woven silk and are spruced up with an intricate design. They usually flaunt heavy work. They are most popular as bridal banarasi silk sarees in North India.
Oxidized jewellery and temple jewellery work exceptionally well with these types of sarees. Banarsi sarees with golden borders can also be paired with gold and pearl jewellery. To add a modern twist to your look you can try carrying chokers with your Banarsi silk saree.
KANJEEVARAM SILK SAREE
Originating from Kanchipuram in Tamil Nadu, these sarees are known for their vibrant colours and elegant temple pattern borders. Indians consider Kanjeevaram as the queen of silk because of its quality and richness.
Temple gold jewellery looks gorgeous paired up with these sarees. These include gold choker necklaces, gold jhumkas, gold bracelets, and contemporary jhumkis. To make an elegant statement, you can accessorise your saree with a simple diamond necklace that adds grace and the right amount of bling to the look.
These silk saree coming out of the Paithan town in Maharashtra are known for their real gold embroidery work. The royal saree has peculiar motifs of parrots worked delicately into them. These are also one of the most expensive sarees in India.
The must-have jewellery items to match with Paithani sarees include jhumki earrings, long necklaces, heavy gold chokers, and an exquisite nath. Pearls also work gracefully with these types of sarees giving it a luxurious and ornate look.
Originating from Gujarat and Rajasthan, these sarees are fit-for-summers, fluid, and flowy. These sarees boast the characteristic dot pattern made from traditional dye art. These sarees can be found in fine cotton, georgette, cotton-silk blends, crepe, chiffon and resilient silk variants.
Statement jewellery works impeccably with Bandhani sarees. You can choose a large earring to flaunt with a Bandhani and completely skip the necklace. Temple jewellery and chokers also work superbly with this style.
Chikan embroidery is a traditional embroidery style from Lucknow and one of the best-known textile decoration styles all across India. Lucknow Chikankari work embroidery sarees are characterized by beautiful thread work. It’s known to be a summer staple but can also be flaunted on occasions with the right accessories.
Chikankari is considered to be a statement piece and hence looks gorgeous with statement jewellery. Dress it up with a heavy, statement jewellery or even a full bridal necklace set and make these pieces pop out. On the other hand, you can also try the bigger-is-better approach and wear long necklaces and chunky jewellery. Chikankari sarees usually work as an excellent white backdrop for your jewellery. So do not be afraid to experiment with various colours in your jewellery.