Zari or Jari, is an even thread made of fine gold or silver, used to make traditional Indian or Pakistani embroidered fabrics, through an intricate art of weaving threads. Started during the Mughal era, Zari was introduced in India by ...

Pichwai or ‘Pichvai’ is an art form that has its roots in Sanskrit pich or ‘behind’, vai or ‘textile hanging.’ This art has constantly played an important role in Indian society and when it comes to traditional art forms, there ...

Gota craft of Jaipur, a fabric ornamentation, is famously called Lappe ka kaam. Gota is an appliqué kind of work on the clothes. In this craft, the small pieces of zari or ribbons are stitched onto the fabric with edges sewn ...