The Kantha sarees have helped in keeping alive a folk art of Bengal. The tradition of Kantha embroidery is very old and it is mentioned in Sanskrit Grammar written by Panini around the sixth century B.C. The Ramayan mentions Chandrabati's Kantha stitching as one of the skills that Sita excelled. Kantha work is essentially a folk art of women. They would often narrate various incidents of their life on fabric with needles, threads and stitches. The Kantha sarees are made of fine cotton and silk material. In Kantha sarees, the traditional running stitches accompany other stitches such as the chain, herring-bone, double herring bone and cross stitch. Today the darning stitch is also being used in different ways. Luxurionworld offers the widest variety of Kantha Work sarees in India.