Kashmiri embroidery can be seen on various products like shawls, sarees, pherans, jackets, etc. The craftsmen of Kashmir, to beautify shawls use different stitches. Aari and Sozni works are generally done on the side of the shawls and handbags.
One of the oldest forms of embroidery that originated in Jammu and Kashmir is Kashida embroidery. It is created by using thick colored threads as well as beads to create different patterns.
Jaama refers to an extremely dense form of embroidery that can be seen on the entire body of the garment or fabric.
Silver and gold embroidery is called “tilla” in Kashmir. This type of embroidery work is found on local cloaks (“pheran”), shawls and salwar kameez.