Antique work: Handwork, using
zari materials, given a look like very old & tarnished once.
Champa & Beejia:
A lace made by Gota, twisted like a series of Triangles.
A type of skirt, also called Lahanga (Indian ladies traditional
Choli: A woman's
Blouse usually tight-fitting.
Chunni: An unstitched
length of fabric, normally 2.25 Meters to 2.75 Meters in length and 45”
in width. A part of Indian
women’s traditional garment, also called
A shiny zari material in a soft & smooth tubular (spring) shape made out
of fine shining metal-wire.
Dress Material: Unstitch
material for Salwar-Kamiz..
Dori: A cord made by twisting
zari / silk threads.
Ganga-Jamna: A work using a
combination of Silver & Golden materials.Gota-Patti:
Leaf made from Gota, by folding or by cutting.
Different flower-like shapes made by Gota.
A Gota stripe shaped, as to look like a series of Pyramids or Diamonds.
Lahanga-Chunni: A traditional
party-wear for ladies; consisting of three pieces: Lahanga (Chaniya),
Chunni & Blouse (Choli). It’s also known as
Dull zari material in a soft & smooth tubular (spring) shape made out of
fine mat finish metal-wire.
A dull zari material in a hard
tubular (spring-like) form, made out of fine mat-finished metal- wire.
Kundan: Stones or
crystals for use in embroidery, available in many colors.
Kroshia work: Knitted
embroidery work, with the help of Crochet-hook.
Mukaish work: A type of
handwork, with using fine flattened metal wire. It’s also called
Palav: Front (mainly
showing) end of a Saree and both ends in Dupatta or Chunni.
Real Zari: Zari material made by Gold/Silver
Salma: Also known as
Bullion, a dazzling zari material, like a Hexagon shaped soft
spring, made out of fine flat shining metal-wire.
Sitara: A zari
material, like a flat round circle with a hole in centre. Available in
various size & shapes, also called Tiki, sequin.
Saree: An unstitched length of fabric, normally
5.5 Meters (6Yds.) in length and 45” in width. An Indian women’s
Saree-Border: A hand-worked
lace for a saree, normally 9Yards (8 meters approximately) in length.
Salwar-Kamiz: A traditional dress of Punjab popular
in all over India consists of three pieces: Salwar (Pajama), Kamiz (Kurta)
& Dupatta (Chunni). Also called Punjabi-Suit &
Zardozi: A type of Handwork, using mainly Zari
Material (Kasab, Kora,
Dapka, Salma, Sitara etc.).
Zari: A kind of glittering embroidery
thread, made by wrapping fine flat metallic wire over cotton or silk
thread, generally used
in zardozi work, Available in various thicknesses (also called Zari Thread,
Kasab, Kalabattu or Tilla).