Embroidery is an art of decorating fabrics with fine thread works, unique from other styles. Apart from threads and needles, the craft also fixes materials like pearls, beads, quills, and sequins, etc. Historically, the embroidery threads were made out of silk, gold, or silver, sewing elaborate hand-stitched clothing, boots, and hats. Globally, the raw materials used for embroidery work differs from place to place and the same is the case with India internally, dozens of regional embroidery styles vary by its region of origin, like Aari from Barabanki region of Uttar Pradesh, Banjara from North India, Banni from Gujarat, Karchobi of Rajasthan, Shamilami from Manipur, Kasuti of Karnataka, Rabari of Kutch region, Zardosi prevalent in Lucknow, etc. to name a few forms. The word 'Zardosi', a form of metal embroidery, is derived from Persian terms, ‘Zar’ meaning gold and ‘Dosi’ meaning embroidery.
Today Zardosi products available in the market range from various forms of garments, accessories like purses, belts, shoes, hairbands to even home furnishings. Tirumala Garments Training Centre from Yadgiri district of Karnataka, India serves the purpose of manufacturing fabrics with Zardosi Embroidery works. They offer training programs and workshops for local people from the area, providing them an opportunity to master the art and sell up their works even on international platforms.
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