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Banaras की गलियां

A loom sits at the very entrance with Resham threads running through the machine. The Zari threads are made: flattened thin metallic strips are drawn from gold alloys. These delicate strips are then wound around silk yarns. While motifs are crafted out of zari threads, the rest of the saree is usually made of silk that is dyed in a variety of colours. In recent years, natural dyes are gaining popularity due to concerns of the sacred Ganga being polluted from chemical dyes.