Beaded embroidery is a decorative art of
embroidering small beads into variety of aesthetically pleasing patterns.
Our decorative bead embroidery embellishment technique creates a unique folk
art style of its own. We offer our clients choice for spectrum of beads made
from glass, plastic, ceramic, wood and more. Our beaded embroidery methods
translate into wide range of designs on variety of fabrics. We have
expertise to custom design beadwork as per the client's preferences.
In beadwork embroidery, very small and usually uniformly colored bead are
transformed into intricate articles or embellishments. Each bead is just an
element in the larger pattern and the overall design creates the impact,
rather than the individual bead. The artistry and the skill lies in the
design, construction and execution of the article. Bead embroidery from
different areas is usually readily identifiable by the design, color and
size of the beads, the use to which they have been put, and also the methods
Chikankari embroidery is the most common
and popular form of embroidery that is typically designed with predominant
white threads. It is an intricate needlework, which represents the art form
of the city of Lucknow. Chikankari is a light and very well suited to hot
climatic conditions. It combines comfort and aesthetic value. We offer our
valued clients with customized chikankari designs as per their preferences
on varied fabrics.
Lucknow, in Uttar Pradesh, is the center of chikan embroidery, renowned for
its timeless grace and its gossamer delicacy, a skill more than 200 years
A study of the origin of chikan reveals that this form of embroidery had
come to India from Persia with Noor Jehan, the queen of the Mughal emperor
Jehangir. The chikankari embroidery found a place in the prestigious homes
in Europe, specimens of which are still available. The design to be
embroidered is printed on the fabric with wooden blocks or brass blocks
using fugitive colors. The chikan embroidery has a repertoire of about 40
stitches of which only 30 are still being used. These can be broadly divided
into 3 heads- flat, raised and open trellis like jaali work. The patterns
are mostly inspired from Mughal culture.
Coin Work Embroidery
Coin work embroideryis a delightful
embellishment on different fabrics or attire. The fragile coins have
detailed raised decorative surface for an attractive look. Every coin is
delicately embroidered into the base using thread, ribbon or wire. Our
collection highlights perfect blend of traditional Indian heritage and
contemporary artwork. We have expertise in custom design coin work to suit
the taste of our discerning clients.
Coin embellishment gives a metallic look to the fabric and gives a bohemian
look unless combined with some beads or other material. It seems to be
originated among Kuchi tribes ranging over Northern Afghanistan and Northern
Pakistan. They incorporated coins in the embroidery from an ethnological
perspective along with plastic, pearl and metal buttons and various tokens
of particular interest. The coins were gradually added reflecting the wearers
wealth and trading activities. Mostly, string of metal beads threaded on
cords are disposed in a geometric ,symmetrical pattern that complements the
lines of construction of the dress.
Dori embroidery is essentially a cord or
a strong thread. Different colors of cords are used for the embellishment of
the fabric using couching stitch mainly and some stitches of zardozi. It is
usually combined with sequins, pearls, gota to create a mesmerizing effect.
The cord used in Doriwork has a rich metallic color that brings definition
to the design. The thread is used to outline the motif on the fabric; when
backstitched the clean line lifts the element of the fabric and creates a
sense of dimension giving a lacy and openwork effect on the fabric. Matching
colors of the cord can be used to make couching of the cord invisible or
different colors can be used to create interesting contrasts. We can also
use gold and silver cords to create a mesmerizing metallic effect to the
The traditional Gotakari is a marvel
designer's choice. It can be crafted in a floral pattern spread all over the
attire or having dual work border. It is a unique decorative lace, which is
mostly available with fine silver and golden lines. Our 100% customizable
service offers our customers the choice to tailored Gotakari on any fabric
according to their specifications.
The art of gotakari is very similar to the appliqué embroidery. It
involves placing woven fabric either gold or silver onto the other fabric to
create different surface textures. Mostly, it is used to fill up the petals
of a flower or leaves. The appliqué is fixed with outlining of chain
stitch or dori work to give it a dimensional effect. Sometimes, a border of
gota is used as edging which is called Kinari. it is the frilled or tasseled
border for decoration.
Kutch Work Embroidery
Known as 'Sindhi stitch' in earlier days,
Kutch Embroidery is used to add gaiety to any fabric. Its long stitches and
embossed designs form an all-over design covering the entire surface. These
designs are prepared by fixing small round-shaped mirrors to the material
with the help of the buttonhole stitch, the outline being sketched by hand.
The entire kutch embroidery designs are made with cross-stitches. We offer a
complete outfit tailored to client's specific style and needs.
This is the most exquisite and high quality representation of tribal
embroidery from the kutch area of Gujarat. The bride brings to her husbands
house a wealth of richly embroidered textiles carefully worked by herself
and the women of her family in addition to jewelry and utensils. Each
village in Kutch have a distinct style of embroidery and design. This is a
very versatile embroidery involving a plenty of stitches to beautify the
product like buttonhole, stem, chain, satin, herringbone, open chain stitch,
interlacing stitch, roman stitch, surface darning stitch, running stitch
etc. The colors used are bright and vibrant like red, coral, orange, neon
green, indigo, turquoise, pink and purple. The motifs vary from floral,
dancing human figures, peacocks to geometrical.