Chikan Apparel, Chikan saree, Chikan suits, Chikan Anarkali

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

The city of Lucknow blends royalty, culture, religion, architecture, art into each other than any other state of India. The skill and craftsmanship of Karigars of Lucknow art are unbeatable, for centuries hand embroidery is the main source of income of the majority of families and the perfection and mastery in this art is moving at an unimaginable pace. Global demand, appreciation, and recognition of this is evident. Hollywood famous artist Judi Dench gave global recognition of the art of Chikankari on the red carpet.

Elegant chikankari pure Georgette designer sari with Mukaish work from the house of production of designer Chikankari

Showcasing Designer Lehanga in pure Georgette with heavy Mukaish work from the house of Designer Chikankari production

Origin & history

  Mokaish or Mukaish work is an integral part of Lucknow history as it originated in the city. This form of embroidery was first developed by the royalty that resided in the city as a part of finery since Mukaish was initially used with precious gold and silver to make threads.

 The craftsmanship of Lucknow is unparalleled. This type of embroidery involves twisting of thin metallic threads to create patterns all over on the fabric. Mukaish work an exclusive embellishment is usually done on various Chikankari attires like Bridal Lehangas, Saris, Sharara, Anarkali, Chikankari dupattas, embroidered shirts. Pure Mukaish sari are highly exclusive Mukaish work was itself seen as accompanied to Chikankari.

Customized Chikankari dupatta from the house of production of Designer Chikankari

This embroidery has been still and widely used to enhance the beauty of Chikankari garment.  Mukaish work is an intensive craftwork, a high skilled laborious work involving hundreds of hours for the perfect completion of a masterpiece.

Style & Variety

Mukaish work embroidery can be manifested in two ways:
 Fardi ka kaam & Kaam Dani


Kamdani, in this work wire is attached to a small length of thread to make the process easier. These wires can be worked into a number of patterns and motifs   

Splendid craft of Mukaish work by our skilled workers of designer Chikankari

Fardi ka kaam
Fardi ka kaam , literally means dots . its the most widely recognized and loved form of Mukaish work. There are many sizes and patterns in which these dots are stitched and each has a different name.

 Hazar batti: Characteristics of Lucknow it is a thousand dots design.

 Hazar batti: Characteristics of Lucknow it is a thousand dots design.

Challa: Translates and manifests into ring

Tikki: it manifests into flattened sequins       

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Monday, September 16, 2019


  The beauty of mesmerizing clothes of Chikankari fabric displays the legacy presented and carried through Chikankari A labor of love, this skillful art of Chikanakri requires around hundreds of hours by skilled artisans, selecting of the finest fabric, the printing of motifs, the magic of needlework done to give the perfect finish to the product.

Chikankari originated under the influence of intricate carving patterns of Mughal architecture. The chikan work in Lucknow is older than 200 years and later patronized by Nawabs.


Bollywood Star Deepika Padukone dressed in exclusive Chikankari wear by renowned Indian Designer on her wedding 

Sri Devi  dressed in  splendid Chikankari Sari

Admired all over the world today, the art of Chikankari has trickled into every section of the world
Thanks to the contribution of various mediums like films, fashion shows


The elegance of Chikankari has been well recognized by not only Indian artist Sonam Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit, Bhagyshree,, Diya Mirza, Karisma Kapoor,  Industrialist Anand Ahuja, Nita Ambani, famous industrialist but also been flaunted by renowned global celebrities Like Judi Dench, famous Hollywood star , Pakistani Actress Mahira Khan, Pakistani Drama actor Aamina Sheikh 


Madhuri Dixit in Chikankari embroidered attire from a movie scene

Judi Dench , famous Hollywood star in Elegant Chikankari hand embroidered gown

Diya Mirza , beauty queen , actress , social worker in Mukaish embellished Chikankari anarkali

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Friday, September 13, 2019

                               Designer chikankari collection of Parsi gara  with                            the perfect fusion of chikankari  

Parsi gara Lehanga in pure Georgette fabric with fine intricate hand embroidery with additional embellishments like bead-work , mukaish work

Customers delight & Artisans pride

Celebration of Vivid Heritage


Parsi Gara embroidery in the process of manufacturing.

Origin & history of Parsi Gara embroidery

Parsi Gara, the lyrical expression on fabric or painting on the thread
Parsi embroidery is one of the finest and most beautiful styles of embroideries finding a place in Indian Panorama of arts.

Origin of Parsi can be traced back when the immigrant Persian traders went to China fell in love with the silk and finest oriental patterns. It was from these traders that Persian traders brought luxurious silks with oriental  patterns and gifted to women folk who enjoyed these luxurious beauties of fine colors
Parsi work goes back to the bronze age Persia which makes it thousands of years old. from this old age of art many people have different beliefs, some say that men traveled to China and brought silk fabric for their women. As the Parsi traveled in various parts in India, in Deccan they incorporated the zardozi embroidery and developed their unique style.

Production of Designer Chikankari Anarkali with Parsi Gara embroidery & chikankari hand embroidery

Global Appeal - Parsi Gara is embroidery is gaining more ground as fashionable embroidery which is used on various traditional Indian attire keeping at par with the modern trends of fashion like in Anarkali suits, Saris, Lehanga, Straight suits.

                                                              Designer Chikankari Innovations

Designer Chikankari is trying to preserve the rich, royal heritage of traditional hand embroidery of India. We try our best to create & weave the magical effect on the traditional wear of fashion which is evolving through times. A perfect blend of Chikankari with Parsigara embroidery has found its place in younger generations as well, customizing to their taste and preferences to make it an everlasting memory on their special occasions... 


Timeless beauty of hand-embroidery

Parsi Gara embroidery in floral motif in pure Georgette lehenga with rich touch of Mukaish work

Customized Lehane of our clients in pure Georgette chikankari with additional Parsi Gara embroidery highlighted with Mukaish work

Chikankari straight suit in pastel shades of hand-embroidered of Parsi Gara matched with dupatta

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Bollywood superstar Jaya Bachan & her daughter Shweta Nanda draped in finest chikankari sari by renowned fashion designer

India known for its rich culture , traditions , religion & clothing. Clothing's in India encompasses wide of Indian embroidery , hand printing , handiwork embellishments , styles , dying and many more.Sari  is a female garments in Indian subcontinent that consist of drape wearing 4.5 to 8 meters
 ( 5-9 yards) that typically wrapped around the waist. These include Sambalpuri sari from East , Banarasi sari  from North , Kanchipuram Sari from Tamil Nadu , Paithani from West , Chikankari  Sari from Lucknow

Rich history of Sari goes back to the times of Indus Valley Civilization which flourished during
 2800 - 1800 B.C. The word Sari is derived from Sattika from Buddhist & Jain literature as women's attire

Sridevi , dressed in Chikankari saree 

                          Chikankari - celebration of vivid heritage                               

        The Artistry Of  Chikankari 

Labour of Love

Designer Chikankari collection

We at Designer Chikankri based in Lucknow - the hub of Chikankari through our expert & skilled Karigars have preserved and developed this rich old art form. Chikankari is not just manufacturing fabric to us but a passionate journey of beauty that has retained since the time of Mughal empress Noor Jahan to the modern trends of fashion , a competitive fusion of old traditional attire with the new trends of fashion.

We manufacture the Luxurious ethnic brand of Indian traditional attires ranging from Sari , Bridal Lehangas , Sharara, Gharara, Anarkali , Chikankari Dupattas , Chikankari straight suits  and many more fulfilling & meeting the dreams of our valued customers

      Exclusive Chikankari sari in pure Georgette with fine intricate hand embroidery

               fine rich paisley patterns of chikankari never fails to sway the wearer

Beautifully hand crafted palu with variations of chikankari patterns

Heavily embroidered Mukasih work pure Georgette chikankari Sari

                                    Paisley chikankari to enhance the grace of every woman


                                                 Unmatched beauty of Chikankari sari

sari with intricate heavy chikankari  with additional embellishment like sequence work , zari , stonework


Sari can be customized as per customers request

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number 0091-7011510995 or visit Facebook page\chikankariembroidery\