Bhagalpuri Silk Saree
Bhagalpur is a small town situated on the banks of river Ganga in the state of Bihar, India. The specialty of this town is the special silk fabric known as Tusser Silk or Bhagalpuri Silk. The silk produced in this town is exported globally. Bhagalpur is also known as silk city. The dying technique of a Bhagalpuri Silk Saree is what sets them apart from the regular art silk sarees available in India.
These yarns are weaved with silk threads of multicolor which are reared from the Tussar cocoons. They are thus weaved into exotic and symbolic designs and motifs making a Bhagalpuri Saree vibrant and bright in its texture and feel. There are many specialties and varieties that enhance the beauty of this artwork. Verities like Katia, Giccha, Eri, Mulberry have given this fabric an elegance look and an essence of delicateness to its texture.