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goldwork embroidery (Russian, ecclesiastical)

Another example of zardozi work.

Zardozi – a style of embroidery, popular in India and Pakistan, which had existed since the time of the Rig Veda, but the heyday of this style – the era of Mughal Emperor Akbar and the board …This embroidery began to decorate clothing, weapons, walls, the imperial apartments, bedspread for horses and elephants, etc.Literally translated from Farsi as gold embroidery …

Zardozi Embroidery

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Zardosi literally means “sewing with gold” and is originally a Persian art form. It involves creating designs with gold, silver and colorful metal threads. The effect of this embroidery is enhanced by the use of sequins, stones, glass and metallic beads, brocades and motifs. These fabrics are generally very expensive due to the intricate work and use of gold and silver zari. (text MvdF)

indian embroidery zardozi | make handmade, crochet, craft

indian embroidery zardozi | make handmade, crochet, craft

artists working in traditional zardozi embroidery