Jal‘ah: (Arabic: qalaa: to take off or detach), referring to ready-made sections of silver embroidered components imported from India to the Arab gulf region pre-1970s. Weighed in (tūlah), the main mass of the weights and measurements system of Anglo-India since 1833. They typically decorated the collar (alj) of tunics (kandūrah), and the chest (bidah) on the overgarment (thawb). It was recycled from one garment to another due to its high value. In times of need it could be melted down and sold as silver. Also referred to as (jal), (tarchībah), or (tarkībah).