- for the Tibetan village see Zari, Tibet
is a type of thread made of fine gold
wire used in traditional Indian
garments. This thread is woven into fabrics, primarily made of silk
to create intricate patterns. It is believed this tradition started during the Mughal era
Zari is also a method of traditional textile weaving in Iran.
Zari is the main material in most silk sarees and ghararas. It is also used in other garments made of silk, like skirts, tops and vettis.