It comes in a variety of colors and traditional motifs inspired by nature. These are made according to the ancient traditional method practiced in Sambalpur in Orissa. These saris are famous for their unique designs and beautiful, effulgent colors. They have a smooth finish and have a distinctly original border and pallav. Fish, conch shell and flower motifs are woven into the fabric. Sometimes floral and animal motifs are also used to decorate the borders and pallav. The textile is fabricated using the tie and dye method.