Zari Making in Varanasi

Zari Making in Varanasi

in Interview
Published on: 10 August 2016
In Conversation with Shyam Sunder Jaiswal

A characteristic feature of the traditional brocades of Varanasi is the use of gold or silver zari along with coloured silks to create various motifs. The zari used for weaving is of a special kind and has been produced in Varanasi for centuries.