The origin of Opada saree is in Uppada, a small beach town located 39 kms from Kakinada in the state of Andhra Pradesh. This place is famous for beautifully designed cotton sarees and silk sarees online.
Uppada or Opara handloom sarees are popular for their unique designs. Usually Opara sarees are made by the cotton warp and wept. The complex weaving techniques provide softness and hardness of the fabric. The weavers in Opara uses a method without any machinery tool to make the traditional Jamdani weaving to create rich patterns using gold and silver thread for which Opara saree weavers have rewarded with Geographical Indication (GI) registration in the year 2009. Jamdani is a handmade fabric which consists of cotton, which was named as muslin. The Jamdani weaving tradition basically belongs to Bengali community.