Sarees are worn by women in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Malaysia and Singapore. In some places they are called as Sadis.They are hand woven or machine made mostly in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Srilanka. Machine made ones are mostly fabricated from Japan. Hand woven 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 are used to be priced around US$ 30 while wedding saree can fetch up to US$ 5,000.
Sarees are normally 6 meters long and the expensive ones used to have blouse piece too in it. Latest ones used to come with pockets that can hold your mobile phones while some ZIP function are provided 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. Tamil Nadu, North India and other parts have their own ways of wearing the saree. People will identify the wearer through the way she wear her saree.
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 going to get married, 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/-. The makeup girls used to charge Rs 500/-for to wear saree on a girl for special occasions. The wedding koorai saree used to have its jacket piece included in it. The wedding Koorai saree is used by the woman for the each and every wedding she attends. It is the tradition of Jaffna Tamil people.