Best Sarees of Bangladesh

Best Sarees of Bangladesh

Bangalee Woman are best known for their Saree, It is a tradition and now it a fashion ware too. For all occasions Bengali women`s preferred dress is saree or sari.

And handloom saris have a special appeal. In that market segment, Tangail sarees have carved their own niche. Like every year, the Tangail sari has been reinvented, anew, both in weaving and wafting style, as well as in design. At the peak of the Eid season, the weaver villages are humming with activity now. But this year," three-pieces" have added to the melee. Weavers are expecting bumper sales of saris, this year. It is expected that more than 15 lakh pieces of saris will be woven and revenue will shoot past Taka 70 crore mark. But as usual consumers would have to pay dearly for the commodity. Due to political unrest, the weavers missed the bus last Eid that they hope to recoup it now. The unusually high demand has also led to an upshot of yarn prices which has affected the end-product. But it has not been able to dampen weavers` interest. It is estimated that there are 64,100 handlooms in the district. And 30,000 people are engaged in this profession. Buyers are flocking to remote hamlets to buy the coveted sari. Besides, they are also being sold in the malls across the country. Tangail saris are being also exported now. Show rooms across the world are displaying this unique sari. They are being exported to the USA, UK, Italy, Australia, Canada, Malaysia, India and the Middle-East. Catering to the variety of taste and purchasing power of customers, weavers have woven saris of different designs and prices. These include Baluchuri, Handy Block, Jute Katan, Cotton, Half Silk, Jamdani Silk, Muslin Embroidery, Jamdani, Dhupian and Jhalak Katan. This year, the Jute Katan has been repackaged. Traditionally customers have shown a preference for Jamdani, Cotton, Tangail saris and hand woven silk saris. Because of the particularly hot summer this year, customers are specially lapping up the cotton saris. For the Eid market, every piece of Tangail cotton sari has been priced at Taka 550 to 1,500; Hand Blocks from Taka 700 to 1,500; Baluchuri saris at Taka 1,500 to 2,500; and Jamdani from Taka 2,000 to 10,000.

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