About Us – Sifat Banaras
About Us

Why choose us?

Sifat In Urdu, means quality or khoobi. We bring you the best quality textiles from the small and shrinking community of weavers in Banaras. Our timeless collection of sarees, suits, yardage, ensembles, dupattas, upholstery are not only exquisite but also extremely affordable. Sifat acts as an enabler for producer groups to constantly innovate and adapt their products to contemporary demands. It has also brought marginalised Artisians who weave magic through their fingers into mainstream production. Sifat engages in capacity building. consumer and market awareness, product diversification, with an aim to build domestic and international demand for Banarasi handwoven textiles .

Sifat Banaras is a continuation of the family tradition of creating the most authentic , timeless Banarasi textiles in the form of sarees, dupattas, yardages, since 1919.   

Our Story
starts from the year 1919 from Anarkali Bazar, Lahore of Undivided India

 In the summer of 1947 travelled the renowned Rakhamal Sons from the banks of river Ravi ( Lahore) to the banks of river Ganga in Banaras. Leaving behind everything in Lahore, a journey filled with sadness but also hope and a dream to be able to continue creating the finest of the Banarasi weaves .