Hand Embroidery

Beyond being known for its decorative effects on garments and home decor, Indian hand embroidery highlights the skills and creativity of the needleworker which in turn represents the identity and lifestyle of the communities that they come from. The rich repertoire of Indian embroidery includes a range of stitches and techniques worked on fabric with supplementary threads along with embellishment of the fabric with mirrors, coins, shells and metallic elements. Over the centuries, each region in India has developed its own unique style and variations of embroidery and with the wealth of skills and techniques available, it is no surprise that the demand for exquisite Indian embroidery continues to grow globally.