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Bhagalpuri silk is a style of dyeing silk sarees and other garments that comes from Bhagalpur, which is a small town in Bihar, India. This silk is a lot more textured than cultivated silk but it has shorter fibers, which makes it less durable than regular silk. It can easily be recognized by its dull gold sheen.
The silk weaving industry in Bhagalpur has about 30,000 handloom weavers working on around 25,000 handlooms. The total value of annual trade is around Rs. 100 crores, about half of which comes from exports and this trade accounts for a majority of the populations income.
The Saree is the most important Bhagalpuri silk product. But it is also used as the base material for other products such as handicrafts and other stitched apparel. With the advancement of technology and introduction of chemical dyes as a strong reactor agent, the range of colors that can be produced has increased dramatically, giving the producers free reign to play and experiment with these new color combinations.
In recent times, more and more fashion designers and forecasters have shown a renewed interest in this fabric, leading to an increase in the popularity of Bhagalpuri silk. This fabric is best used to create exquisite sari creations that give a woman's form a sense of ethereal beauty when draped correctly.
The rich colors, beautiful and intricate embroidery and lightness of the fabric make it the ideal choice for any woman to sport this saree at a wedding, festival or puja. It does not wrinkle easily, which makes it an ideal candidate for overseas or destination weddings that require a lot of traveling.
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