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What is "Zari" - Definition & Explanation

Metallic Thread Twisted Over Cotton Or Silk For Brocading. Also Referred To, In Popular Parlance, Asjad.
gold plated silver wire wrapped around a polyester core. The expensive part of the sari. Many old sarees are burned to extract the gold from the ashes.
Zari is a type of thread made of fine gold or silver wire used in traditional Indian garments. This thead is woven into fabrics, primarily made of Silk to create intricate patterns.

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