FaQs- Aykez Chikankari General Information

FaQs- Aykez Chikankari

The technique of creation of Lucknowi Chikankari Suit through chikan work is known as chikankari (चिकनकारी چکن کاری).

Chikankari is an Art of Imagination, It is a handicraft process where the wooden blocks are hand chiseled in various design patterns, and the natural stew for printing is prepared, and printed on the cloth. The chikankari artisans then use ten ary of the needlecraft embroidery and perform the needlework artistically. There are 32 stitches of chikankari broadly classified into Raised stitch, Embossed and Flat stitch.

We Manufacture The Traditional Heritage of AWADH, ‘चिकनकारी چکن کاری‬ ChikanKari’, Based in Chowk, लखनऊ.

Our Skilled Artisans are Specialists Of Authentic Hand Chikan Embroidery Art On a Variety Of Fabrics Like *Cotton/Chanderi/Mulmul/Rayon/Muslin/Silk/Chiffon/Georgette/Pure/Kadi/Crepe/Linen/Net*

We Sell All Varieties of  Exclusive Embroidered Lucknowi Chikankari Suit/Kurta/Saree/Anarkali/Gowns/Lehenga
/Dupatta at a Reasonable Price Worldwide.

We Meet Bollywood Standards In Lehenga & Anarkali Dress.

Disclaimer: This product is hand embroidered and may have slight dissimilarities that are a natural outcome of human involvement in the process. These minor variations of Stitches/Motifs add to its charm and ensure you have a unique product

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Beautiful Lucknowi Chikankari Suit #1

Chikankari Embroidery – an art form from traditional times that remains popular even today

What is chikankari?

Chikankari is very similar to Shadow work, a white embroidery work that uses herringbone stitches on the back of the fabric to fill designs, resulting in a fine shadow on the face of the fabric

What is the difference between shadow work and Exclusive Embroidered Lucknowi Chikankari Suit?

Where shadow work uses mostly herringbone stitch interspersed with some other stitches, Chikan’s work is a combination of many different embroidery stitches, flat, raised and knot stitches. In chikan work, some of the designs are worked from the back of the fabric and others from the front.

Where is this technique used?

Delicately worked Exclusive Embroidered Lucknowi Chikankari Suit designs were embroidered on the finest of cotton mulmul (muslin) fabrics during the Mughal period, and it had value and worth for its aesthetics. It had been encouraged very much during that time to make it one of the most popular embroidery techniques of India and which has remained so till date. This embroidery technique is popularly used to adorn beautiful kurtas and sarees and even home decor items.

What are the stitches employed in the Exclusive Embroidered Lucknowi Chikankari Suit?

Beautiful Lucknowi Chikankari Suit has flourished owing to its variety in stitches and designs. There are 10 principal stitches made from raw skeins of thread and employed. There are another 26 or so more, making it about 36 different stitches that adorn fabrics with Chikankari.

  • Herringbone stitch
  • Double back stitch
  • Running stitch, the most common stitch that is worked on the right side of the fabric
  • Stem stitch
  • Couched running stitch
  • Combination of buttonhole stitch and satin stitch
  • Chain stitch is used to design the outline of leaves and petals especially when they are connected within their pattern.
  • Detached chain stitch
  • Satin stitch
  • Fishbone stitch
  • Pulled thread work
  • Romanian Stitch
  • Detached eyelet stitch
  • Different knot stitches

What fabrics are suitable for chikankari work to be done on them?

Chikankari produces stunning effects on sheer fabrics for the shadowy effect that it gives. But Chikankari is not restricted. You can do chikan work on any kind of fabric but the sheerest fabric is preferred for the shadow effect.

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How can I pay for my order?

For Domestic Orders: You can choose to pay at delivery, or pay using any prepaid mode including your credit or debit card, net banking, e-payments or bank transfer. For any further assistance, please feel free to connect with our Customer Support Team.

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How can I modify or cancel my order?

We understand that you may change your mind or wish to modify an order after you have placed it. We request you to please connect with our Customer Support Team via Email/ WhatsAppso that they can accommodate your request and make the necessary changes to your order. Please note that your order cannot be modified or cancelled once it is dispatched from our warehouse.

How do I check the status for my order?

You can log-in using your registered email address to view your Ada Account details. In the ‘Your Orders’ section, you will find your recent order details alongside their current status.

What does my Order Status mean?

  • Processing: Once your order is placed, you receive any auto-generated email with your order confirmation details. From that time, your order is under Processing for 24 – 48 hours in the process of Quality Control, Packaging and getting ready for Dispatch
  • Shipped: Your order has been shipped out of our warehouse and is on its way to your delivery location via the selected logistic service provider.
  • Complete: Your order has been delivered successfully at your delivery location.
  • Canceled: The order has been canceled.

When will I receive my order?

Ideally, it takes 24-48 hours to process a confirmed order to get ready for dispatch, after which the order is shipped to its delivery location. Unless your order specifies any customizations or alterations, our aim is to ensure your order is dispatched within that period the initial 48-72 hours of the order being placed.

Once dispatched, domestic orders typically get delivered in 4-6 working days and international orders in 8-10 working days. However these may vary as per circumstances.

What do I do if I have an issue with my order?

Aykez wants you to be happy with your purchases. We accept a return or exchange of your order (or some items of the order) within ten days after delivery of the order. We request you to accompany your return along with the original receipt. The Tags on the product must be originally intact and the product in an unused condition.