Zari of Varanasi

Zari of Varanasi

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

The use of gold and silver zari is a characteristic feature of the brocades of Varanasi. Shyam Sunder Jaiswal of Vishwanath Prasad Zari Manufacturers, Varanasi, talks about the history, techniques and usage of zari (traditional gold and silver thread) in brocade weaving.