Sarees are worn by women in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Malaysia and Singapore. They are hand woven or machine made mostly in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Srilanka. Machine made ones are mostly fabricated from Japan. Saree with silver and gold thread work used to have second hand value for the metals that are fitted in them. Normal saree with boarder work used to priced at US$ 30 while wedding saree can fetch up to US$ 5,000.
Some saree come with pockets that can hold your mobile phones while some ZIP function on the border line where you have 4 - 5 head pieces that can be attached with the main saree whenever you want to change the design.
Likewise some saree comes with zipping at the waist and it doesn't need to wear in the traditional way and it can be born in seconds.
Here are some of the materials used to fabricate saree in India Art Dupion Silk, Art Silk, Banarasi, Bemberg, Bhagalpuri, Blended Cotton, Brasso, Brocade, Chanderi, Chiffon, Cotton, Crepe, Fancy Fabric, Faux Chiffon, Faux Crepe, Faux Georgette, Faux Leather, Gehna, Georgette, Half Jacquard, Half Net, Half Shimmer, Jacquard, Jamawar, Jute, Khadi, Linen, Lycra, Net, Raw Dupion Silk, Satin, Shimmer, Silk, Silk cotton, Soft Inlet, Super Net, Tissue, Tussar Silk, Velvet, Viscose and Voile.
When coming marriage, Tamil Brides (girls) prefer only Kanchipuram silk sarres for their great wedding function. Depending on the quality and of the design a muhurtha saree will go as Rs 50,000/- up to Rs 300,000/-.
If you are a foreigner and if you want to visit Sri lanka don't bring Buddha face printed sarees with you. Bring them or wearing them are prohibited in Sri lanka. It can lead to court prosecution.
The wedding koorai saree used to have jacket piece included in it.