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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.

Some other terms

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