The name zardozi is of Persian origin literally means gold-work .Zardozi is sparkling, heavily covered needlework done by expressing wire purls, beads, glitters and sequins onto heavy materials with a needle. Zardozi of Agra is a traditional needlework. Zardozi of Lucknow is of fine variety. The magnificence of zardozi is exposed in the manner in which it replicates light. The more the levels and directions of expressing on the zardozi, the more attractive is the piece. A quick chain stitch in zari and art silk, done with a fine hooked needle called ari. The ability lies in maintaining the stitch size while working the needle at quick speed.