As JAISWAL CHIKAN EMPORIUM is a family run business, the company strictly adheres to the ethical practices and transparency. It enables us to fulfil the diversified requirements of our customers. The timely delivery, unmatched product quality, and pricing policies are the premium assets of our company.
Twenty-six years ago, JAISWAL CHIKAN EMPORIUM started by Mr. Anil Kumar Jaiswal from a small-setup at Lucknows old chowk. He had a group of four professionals that gradually increased with success and popularity. Our company soon scored the top rank in the Lucknows Chikankaari Business community with a trustworthy and straightforward business approach.
Our company now provides livelihood to people who are keen on regional textile crafts and arts. We also have trained artisans hired from the outskirts of Lucknow who diligently craft chikankaari work on our apparels.
Chikankaari artwork was invented in Lucknow. It is a customary embroidery style that depicts long-standing tales. The below-listed designs illustrate exciting facts and stories:
Chikan Embroidery work is done on silk, chiffon, crepe, pure georgette, semi-georgette, cotton, and other textile materials that are light-shaded and illustrate the embroidery work. The textile should not be hard or thick; otherwise, the embroidery needle will not pass through it. A chikankaari artwork starts with more than one pattern blocks on the base fabric. An embroiderer lays a blueprint and embroidery on the lines. Later, the finished pieces are thoroughly and gently washed to remove the blueprint. The chikankaari process includes:
The effects and patterns created on the apparels rely on the thread thickness and stitches. More than 32 types of stitches come together to create the chikankaari artform.
The problem we solve of kurta pajama / chikankari clothes
Lucknow is the birthplace of Chikankaari art that is a traditional embroidery style depicting old stories. Megasthenes, who flowered embroidery muslins, began Chikan work in 3rd Century BC India, according to ancient references. According to Laila Tyabji, Chikankaari is derived from the shiraz white-white embroidery, which depicts the Persian noble culture at the Mughal Court. According to one story, a traveler taught a peasant how to do Chikankaari work in exchange for a glass of water. Noor Jahan, Jahangir's wife and Mughal Empress, is credited with introducing Chikankaari to India.
Today, Chikan Embroidery is done on silk, chiffon, crepe, pure georgette, semi-georgette, cotton, and other light-colored textile materials that illustrate the embroidery work. However, the textile should not be too hard or too thick, or the embroidery needle will not pass through it. This problem of Chikankaari clothes is addresses by Jaiswal Chikan Emporium Company, where a Chikankaari artwork begins with multiple pattern blocks on a base fabric. Our embroiderers create a blueprint and then stitch along the lines. The finished pieces are then washed thoroughly and gently to remove the blueprint. In short, our Chikankaari procedure consists of the following steps:
Benefits of working with our company
Mr. Anil Kumar Jaiswal founded JAISWAL CHIKAN EMPORIUM in a small room in Lucknow's old chowk 26 years ago. He had a group of four professionals that grew in size as he gained success and popularity. Our company quickly rose to the top of the Chikankaari Business community in Lucknow with a trustworthy business approach. Moreover, our company now employs people who are interested in regional textile crafts and arts. We also have trained artisans hired from Lucknow's outskirts who meticulously craft Chikankaari work on our garments.
Our company is successful because we make the best use of our employees' skills, talent, and expertise alongside giving seasonal training. In addition, our team members are responsible for various tasks, including:
We ensure that our employees are paid competitive salaries and work independently to maintain business operations. In addition, we conduct training sessions to help our employees improve their skills and better their careers.