Bengali Saris depict the sun, moon and stars in their patterns. Phases of the moon, radiant rim of the sun are some common patterns of bengali sarees. Calcutta sarees use silk warp and cotton weft. They are bright but subtle and have rich gold borders. Colored flowers, and green parrots are some of the patterns used in calcutta Saris. Baluchari Sarees of Bengal, developed some two hundred years ago, use palette of dark red, yellow, green, purple, chocolate, cream, white and blue.