In Kashmir, we experience colorful embroidery on all kinds of apparel and fabric - Shawls, Jackets, Sarees, etc. There are many different types of embroideries employed by Kashmiri artisans. Some of them are explained here:
1. Crewel embroidery: This is done using a pointed crochet (locally called "Aari") and is worked on cotton, wool, silk and other fabrics.
Crewel embroidery uses woolen or art-silk thread for embroidery. It is used for embroidery work on cotton, organza, velvet, linen and jute ground fabrics suitable for making drapes and upholsteries. These fabrics also find use in making pillows, throws and bedding.
Crewel embroidery is of two types: 1-ply Embroidery: It uses 1-ply woolen yarn which is cheaper but less durable than 2-ply wool. 1-ply embroidered fabrics are therefore... Read More
Posted: Jan, 30 2020
Keep your jewellery away from perfumes/hairsprays
You should keep your jewellery away from any kind of perfume because if you spray it on the accesory it will cause the color of the jewellery to fade out.
We know how hurried up you are during the morning hours and it becomes quite important to do everything in a hurry. But make sure to remove your artificial hair accessory, bangles or rings when using a hairspray. If you put in water frequently, it can cause the jewellery to rust out.
Handicraft items are tradtional art and craft items which are mainly crafted manually. Manufacturing process require highly skilled workers and process is carry on with patience.
All Handicraft work, whether it is on fabric or any Art & Craft work requires a skilled person with a knowledge of creativity within , this distinguish traditional Handicraft from modern machine works.
Also it leads to the reason in variation of handicraft product. No two items in Handicraft can be found identical.