West Bengal

Land of Sunderbans, home to the Royal Bengal tiger, hotbed in India’s independence struggle, this state has given the likes of Subash Chandra Bose, Swami Vivekananda. West Bengal, dynamic, spirited face of India has Kolkata, ‘Vibrant and alive city’ as capital, known for its rich cultural and educational environment. Nobel laureates Rabindranath Tagore, Mother Teresa, Amartya Sen, film directors of international fame like Satyajit Ray, Mrinal Sen, soccer giants Mohun Bagan, East Bengal, the famed Eden Gardens, sweet delicacies Rosogolla and Ras Malai - all part of a city’s rich heritage and proud face of India. Kolkata remains etched in the minds of millions, as ‘The City of Joy’.

Inspirational heirlooms of Bengal – the pride of India

Handloom fabrics devoted to quality weaves in silk and cotton since historical times, gives connoisseurs of Indian ethnic something to marvel about. Bengali ethos is nicely displayed in weaving finesse, exquisite threadwork and extraordinary decorative techniques. Fine, transparent Baluchari silk sarees, showpieces of Murshidabad, with sensational brocades, eye-catching motifs, sharp, detailed pictorial depictions from terra cotta temples of Bishnupur and Bankura, are eco-friendly fabrics. Splash of colours to bring out the harmony, fields and patterns fuse in soft, stylish Baluchari weaves, meant for those exclusive occasions like weddings, grand parties, social functions and festivals. Jamdani; muslins employing special hand-woven techniques have exceptional patterning, cotton and gold thread motifs, floral designs, geometric patterns in pleasing hues. Daccai Jamdani, famed for colourful motifs, Shantipur Jamdhani for soft texture, Tangail Jamdhani for traditional borders, the Dhakai Jamdhani for vibrant colours.

The reach or inclusivity of Jamdhani technique goes beyond Bengal to beautify fabrics of other traditional varieties like Banarasi, Mysore, Kanchipuram, Dharmavaram, Uppada, Venkatagiri. Kantha, essential embroidery work on sarees employing the running stitch, creates sensational motifs from flora, fauna, scenes from everyday life and geometrical shapes. Though Kanta is of seven types, the Lep and Sujani Kantha embroidery are most popular. Jute Sarees, beautifully blended with fibres like Cotton and Silk, have yielded innovative creations. Breathability, good insulation, anti-static property, skin-friendly are endearing properties making Jute highly popular as fabric of immense potential. Wide border, fine count, Tant handloom cottons with appliqué work and hand painting, are the pride of Murshidabad. Hooghly, Nadia, Burdwan are traditional hubs. Dhaka Muslins, Tangail cotton are handloom wonders that have bewitched the fabric world with excellent qualities of being light, airy, sheer and very comfortable.

The range and variety of ‘Bengal Spread’ to buy online at Unnati Silks

Unnati proudly displays its wide and varied collection, a display capturing the essence and excellence of Bengal Handloom weaves. Phulia handloom cottons in pastels with wide borders, light hues with contrast borders. Simple, lightly adorned weaves, beautified by exquisite Jamdani woven patterns and designer pallus. Shantipur cotton handlooms in vibrant colours, pastel shades – simple, elegant, enticing. Lovely cotton Tants in mesmerizing two-colour combinations – neons, light shades in stripes with combination pallus. Bengal silks with Baluchari borders and engaging Lepakshi prints. Very colourful tribal prints on half half sarees that are magnetic. Handloom cottons with nice patola weaving, plain cottons with wide zari borders are fabrics of allure.

Shop Bengal Handloom sarees online and get the Unnati Silks advantage

Unnati silks, largest Indian ethnic online shop offers exclusive, traditional, designer, fancy handloom silk and cotton Bengal sarees online with matching blouse for sale. Online shopping store with the widest range of Sarees online and Salwar Kameez online, you can buy Baluchari silks, Tant cottons, Jamdani sarees online from the exclusive handloom range of saris - a unique collection of saris and shalwar kamiz for traditional cotton sarees , weddings, bridal attire, pure party silk sarees, social functions, trendy fashion, formal wear, corporate office, daily casual in pure silk sarees,pure cotton sarees, pure handloom sarees,sico, art silk georgette, chiffon, dupion silk sarees, tussar silk sarees, organza, crepe, gicha, jute and other fabric varieties at attractive prices. You can purchase Bengal handloom sarees online at Unnati Silks and the products will be dispatched within 24 working hours of placing the order. We have Free Shipping and Cash on Delivery (COD) facility for Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Bhopal, Indore, Lucknow, Jaipur, Patna, Bhubaneshwar, Dispur, Itanagar, Kohima, Chandigarh, Ludhiana, Amritsar, Jullundur, Ernakulam and many other Indian cities and towns. We also do worldwide fast shipping or express shipping to countries like UK, Canada, USA, Fiji, Australia, New Zealand, Philippines, South Africa, Seychelles, Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago, Suriname, Bahrain, UAE, Qatar, Oman, Dubai, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Singapore, Myanmar, Mauritius, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Maldives, Bhutan, Grenada, Jamaica, Saint Lucia and many more.