Zari embroidery which has its roots from ancient India is considered to be one of the traditional embroideries of the state of Uttar Pradesh.It is considered to be a famous embroidery for suits,saris and lehangas in bridal trousseau. This book covers the continuity and change in Zari Embroidery (Zardozi) with the passage of time. It also lays stress upon the socio-economic conditions of the Zari workers(Zardoz) with special reference to child labour and women empowerment. Many innovative trials are also mentioned for work simplification of Zardoz. The status of this embroidery in the light of globalization and liberalization are also important highlights of this book. Last but not the least measures for promoting this embroidery and improving the lifestyle of Zardoz has been covered including the help from government and various NGOs.