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The Saree - Part 1 E-mail

Fasian Since the first images of Indian women, they are recognized by their Saree. Nothing is more characteristic for a Bharatya nari her Saree. But what exactly is a Saree? Where does the Saree come from? What makes one different from the other Saree? Is there a big difference between Saree's then and now?


The Indian Saree (also called sari, seere, Sadi or Chira) is the world's first form of dress. This is already more than 5000 years and is even described in one of the oldest writings, dating from 3000 BC.
Although the method of drape in the course of time has changed, this time the garment and fashion overcome. The Saree is and remains an elegant and classic piece. This part because 75% of Indian population still Saree as daily clothing wear.
Previously, it was clearly a Saree see what one woman had to make. That could be determined by the length of the Saree (which can vary from 4.5 m to 7 m), the way the Saree was draped and wrapped or quantity operation that was visible. For example, a woman of nobility always Saree longer than a worker. The longer the Saree all the more important you were. This longer Saree was beautifully worked with gold or silver threads. With some minor adjustments, the whole function of the Saree changed. Through a gold, silver or substances girth could ensure that the folds of the pallu (upper part of the processed Saree) in place remained seated. In this way was an ordinary werksaree a krijgerspak when the women went to fight their enemies.

The Saree is thus in many ways be draped. This difference can also see a region in India. This created a region a different style. Some examples are; Gujarati style, Maharashtran style Tamilian style, etc.
The best-known styles in the Netherlands, the Universal and Gujarati style. The Universal style pallu to the rear and in the Gujarati style, the pallu forward.
Back from outward been among other things, the snake model, the pallu from the knees upwards several times to the body is wrapped around. This style is also called Mumtaz style, because the actress Mumtaz these earlier films in its bore.

The Hindu wife now shows itself more often on occasions in a Saree and know many view to be dropped. The said the two-and three-color Saree's popular. The bright colors in the Saree are now quite popular while also 7 meters long Saree's popular. Fabrics such as silk and satin are the most requested. The combination slankt you are not alone, but the extra long Saree pallu can be a long, allowing you longer appears. Furthermore, the silver and gold hand operation fancier than machined Saree's. So shines a light Saree worked in conjunction with soft fabrics and long pallu from a royal look. And ladies, that is exactly what every woman always wants?
At stores such as Virasat - Indian Fashion Designers - there are only these 7 meter, soft fabrics, handmade Saree in colors now.

The Saree is not only a dust rag, but a piece of our history, a part of our Hindu identity, in different ways can be transformed into the most elegant piece of clothing to all the beauties of women pick up.

Anureeta Moes

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