Beads- used to embellish on the cloth
Golden wire used in embroidery to give the fabric sparkle effect
Threads-basic raw material to stitch designs
Design stencil is used for fabric measurement
Golden beads are used to give the fabric royal look
White pencil is used to draw the design on the fabric
Golden Threads are used to embroider the borders of the design
Embroidered design is hammered to strengthen the stitches
Needle (ari) shaped like a hook in the end used to embroider
The zinc oxide paste is rubbed on the design sheet to trace the design on the fabric
Type of golden wire used in embroidery
Design stones used in embroidery to create designs
The good quality needle tools are available in different sizes which are used in embroidery work. Colorful threads are used according to the motif. Basic tools and raw materials used are Scissors, Aari : Needle with a hook in the end known as ‘Aari’, Beads and stones are used to embellish on the cloth, and Fabric gum is used to fix stones and beads on the fabric.
Types of Embroidery Threads used are: Milliary Wire - A two part thread, consisting of a central core wire, with a coiled wire around it. Pearl Purl is a wire that is wound into a tight coil that looks like a strand of gold pearls. Bullion Threads are very fine wire threads wound into a tubular shape, similar to purl threads but tend to stretch. Twists or Torsade thread is made of multiple strands of metal twisted together. Matte Embroidery Cotton - The thickness of matte embroidery cotton comes from a tight twisting of 5-ply thread, which makes this floss eminently suitable for embroidering on heavy fabrics.