Silk in the Indian subcontinent are produced by Eri silk and muga silkworm from Assam,Tasar Silkworm from Chhattisgarh and Mulberry Silkworm. The five Indian states of Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Jammu and Kashmir are the main silk producer states of India along with Mysore, Gobichettipalayam and Dharmapuri.
There are different types of Sarees in India but Silk Sarees are always a luxury for Indian women.Here is the list of most popular types of Silk Sarees of India which also include Art Silk Saree, Raw Silk Saree,Maheshwari Silk Saree,Raigarh Kosa Silk Saree, Ghicha Silk Sarees,Kashmiri Silk Saree,Dharmavaram Silk Saree,Kota Silk Saree and Jharkhand Tussar Silk Sarees.
There are 12 best known types of silk sarees in India, follow the link for detailed information. India is the second largest producer of tussar silk in the world, produced in Bhagalpur, Malda, Orissa, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand.
Chanderi Silk Sarees are produced from chanderi cotton and silk cotton in Chanderi Madhya Pradesh. The lightweight and shimmered look Chanderi Silk Sarees are listed under Geographical Indications in India.
Banarasi Saree is finest sarees in India known for gold and silver zari and made of finely woven silk. There are four different types of Banarasi saree known as Tanchoi, Organza and Katan.
Assam silk are produced in Assam and known as Muga silk, known for its extreme durability. Muga silk of Assam are used in products like traditional Assamese dress Mekhela chador and Assam silk sarees.
Sambalpuri Silk Saree are manufactured in Sambalpur,Bargarh, Sonepur and Berhampur and listed under the Government of India’s Geographical Indications.
Kancheepuram Silk Saree are listed under Geographical indication by the Government of India, made in the Kanchipuram region in Tamil Nadu.
Baluchari Sari originated in Bengal made of tassar silk. The Baluchuri saree are producer from Malda district of West Bengal.
Konrad Silk Saree are also known as Temple Saree, mostly woven for temple deities. Konrad, Mysore, Kanjeevaram Silk, Chettinad, Gadwal and Pochampally Sarees are best traditional beauties of South Indian silk sarees.
Paithani Silk Sarees are made from very fine silk in Paithan town in Aurangabad. Paithani Sarees are considered as one of the finest and richest saris in India.
Patola Saree made in Patan, usually made from silk and very popular among the high class women. These double ikat Sarees are very expensive and printed with designs of elephants,flowers and parrots.
Silk Silk Saree are manufactured in the Mysore district of Karnataka and produced by mulberry silk. There are different web portals who are selling Mysore Silk Sarees online in India.
Bomkai Silk Sari also known as Sonepuri Sari is produced in Subarnapur district. Most popular items are Sonepuri paatas, Sonepur handloom saree and Sonepu silk sarees.
Bhagalpuri Silk Sarees are made from Tussar silk that is produced from silk worms. Raigarh Kosa Silk Saree and Jharkhand Tussar Silk Sarees are also produced from Tussar silk which is known as Kosa silk, species of moth.
Other most popular Silk Saree from India also include Ilkal saree, Salem silk Saree, Kota Doria Silk Sari, pattu sarees with mulberry silk, Champa Silk Saree and and Arani Sari made in Tamil Nadu.