Achieving Timeless Elegance with Chikankari: A Masterpiece of Embroidery

Achieving Timeless Elegance with Chikankari: A Masterpiece of Embroidery


Welcome to our world of exquisite Chikankari, where artistry meets elegance in every stitch. At Faburra, we take immense pride in preserving and promoting the rich heritage of this awe-inspiring craft. With a keen eye for detail and a deep understanding of the intricate techniques involved, we bring you a captivating collection of Chikankari ensembles that are sure to leave you mesmerized.

Unveiling the Art of Chikankari

A Glimpse into History

Originating in the royal courts of the Mughal Empire, Chikankari has stood the test of time, evolving into a cherished form of embroidery. Rooted in the city of Lucknow, this art form finds its essence in the delicate and precise handwork that adorns fabrics, transforming them into masterpieces of timeless elegance.

Intricate Stitches: A Labor of Love

Chikankari is characterized by its intricate and finely detailed stitches, meticulously crafted by skilled artisans. Each piece undergoes a meticulous process that involves various stitches, including:

  1. Bakhiya: This stitch involves diagonal shadow work, creating a unique textured effect on the fabric.
  2. Hool: Known for its delicate, mesh-like appearance, the Hool stitch adds a touch of grace to the Chikankari design.
  3. Phanda: Small, circular knots are formed using this stitch, adding depth and dimension to the overall pattern.
  4. Keel Kangan: This stitch resembles a raised fish scale and is often used to outline motifs, providing a striking contrast.
  5. Khatau: The Khatau stitch creates a fine, net-like pattern using small squares or diamonds, enhancing the elegance of the fabric.

These stitches, combined with the artistic vision of our skilled craftsmen, result in breathtaking Chikankari creations that capture the essence of heritage and tradition.

Luxurious Fabrics: A Canvas for Artistry

Chikankari flourishes on a variety of luxurious fabrics, each lending its own unique touch to the final piece. Whether it's the crispness of cotton, the opulence of silk, or the sheer delicacy of chiffon, our artisans masterfully bring Chikankari to life on these exquisite canvases.

Timeless Designs: From Classic to Contemporary

Chikankari designs encompass a wide range of motifs, inspired by nature, architecture, and Persian influences. From ethereal florals and intertwining vines to intricate jaali patterns and regal motifs, our collection offers a seamless blend of classic and contemporary designs to suit every occasion.

Capturing the Essence of Chikankari

Care and Preservation

To ensure the longevity of your Chikankari ensemble, we recommend following these essential care guidelines:

  1. Gentle Hand Washing: Wash your Chikankari garment in cold water using a mild detergent. Avoid scrubbing or wringing the fabric.
  2. Drying with Care: After washing, gently squeeze out excess water and lay the garment flat on a clean towel to air dry. Avoid hanging it, as it may lead to distortion of the fabric.
  3. Ironing Tips: Iron your Chikankari garment on the reverse side using a low-temperature setting. If required, place a thin cloth over the embroidery to protect it from direct heat.

Accessorizing Chikankari

Enhance the allure of your Chikankari ensemble with carefully chosen accessories:

  1. Statement Jewelry: Opt for elegant, intricately designed jewelry pieces that complement the delicate craftsmanship of Chikankari.
  2. Embroidered Clutches: Pair your outfit with a beautifully embroidered clutch, featuring Chikankari motifs, to add a touch of glamour.
  3. Subtle Footwear: Choose footwear in neutral tones or soft pastels to let your Chikankari ensemble take center stage.


At Faburra, we believe that Chikankari is not just an embroidery technique but a testament to our rich cultural heritage. With our unwavering commitment to quality and a passion for preserving tradition, we offer you an exclusive collection that celebrates the art of Chikankari in all its glory.

Step into a world where elegance knows no bounds, and let Chikankari weave its magic into your wardrobe, creating an everlasting impression of grace and beauty.

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