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Chikankari- Beautiful Piece of Art provided by Ancestors and is Still Alive

Author: Ragini Sharma
by Ragini Sharma
Posted: Jan 28, 2017
Lucknow is the city of Nawabs and only city of India which deals in chikankari work and famous with the name of lucknow Chikan. It is most royal art of work which is present on this earth and popular since ages. Chikankari is the most beautiful piece of the art which is adapted from the ancestors.

History of Chikankari and brief view of this beautiful art

The art of Chikankari is older than 400 years and it is assumed that Chikankari was introduced by NurJahan wife of Jahangir- the Mughal emperor. There are many stories related to Chikankari work introduction but among all NurJahan story is most famous. It is believed that NurJahan started this epic culture

There are many workers which know very well chikankari and they have adapted the techniques such as mukaish, kamdani, sequin etc. from their ancestors. It is said that the person who knows Chikankari work it is ensured that they will never remain hungry in life. Chikankari Products in Lucknow is famous for best Chikankari product in the world. There are 40 different stitches of the Chikan work of which only 30 is used. The most used design in Chikan embroidery is floral and motif work. Floral motif such as jasmine, rose, lotus, stem, leaf, paisley etc. are very popular and without floral motif Chikankari is not possible as the floral motif work is used in basically all designs.

Chikankari means embroidery. It is basically a hand embroidery which is done on clothes such as muslin, net, chiffon, silk etc. Chikankari is native art of Lucknow city and is associated with the name of Lucknow city. The fabric chosen for the embroidery is the best. Now a day’s in this machinery world the workers who know Chikankari work with the hands using needle and thread and produce masterpieces. There are various stitched techniques which are used to produce different designs some of them are- bhakhiya, hool, khatau, turpai, kauri, sazi etc.

There is highly demand of Chikankari products as the trend is followed by many bollywood celebrities. There is no doubt that Chikankari makes simple piece of cloth look more attractive and stylish. The maintenance of clothes and accessories is very easy. Lucknow Chikan is famous mostly in cotton but they are also used in silk and other fabrics also. provides most beautiful outfits with the work of Chikankari and one can purchase the clothes and handmade products online which are the best handmade designs and fresh pieces. There are many colors and designs options available online and products can be purchased from anywhere and delivery is on time. Buy Online Chikankari product in Lucknow on the, there is wide range of clothes and accessories on our website. We provide 100% quality checked products and all over India free shipping service is provided on our website. Handmade Products in Lucknow is also available on our website. Products such as bags which include sling bags, clutches, handbags and jewelry like paper, terracotta, silver etc. are also available on our websites. We provide easy returns service and COD service. Our customer support team is very helpful and is always there for customer support.

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Hello Friends This is Ragini Sharma Study in Lucknow university Persuing B.CA.

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