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The beauty of ADA Designer Chikan Studio.

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Lucknow is the city of art, culture and its rich heritage and celebrated cuisine, but undoubtedly one label which defines Lucknow is that it is the centre for authentic Chikan Embroidery. Chikankari, which in literal sense means ‘embroidery’ is derived from the Persian word ‘Chakin’ which is also pronounced as ‘Chikan’. It is believed that Noor Jehan, wife of Mughal emperor Jahangir introduced Chikankari in Lucknow.

Keeping the traditional Chikan embroidery alive in its best form, Ada Designer Chikan Studio ( is the premiere house of Chikankari in Lucknow. Chikan work and Ada Chikan Studio are synonymous to each other. Located in the heart of Lucknow, Hazratganj, Ada Chikan Studio provides the Chikan embroidery in its finest form. Ada delivers you exquisite designs and variety of stitching styles which oozes Lucknow’s culture. Ada is to be credited for bringing life to this art form, Chikankari is an art and Ada chikan studio brings this art to live with its unique designs, patterns and colours.  

The fabric and the magnificent work done at Ada makes you feel like a royalty when you wear them. Ada brought the finest artisans of the country to create the beautiful embroidery on the finest of fabrics, one can rightly say that they weave magic with their fingers. Adorned with beautiful designs, Ada makes your shopping experience delightful. Not only limited to traditional embroidery, at Ada one can find the fine  Chikan karigari infused with Zardosi, Ari, Abla, Kamdani which are the stylised fusion of the traditional karigari of Mughal era.