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Tribes from Rajasthan migrated long ago to the hilly region in Hyderabad. The local banjaras still make their living by weaving colorful embroidery work by using mirrors and beads embroidered artistically on clothes. The Banjaras are also known as Lambadi. The tribal wear dresses of bright color, combinations of red, green, yellow and black with mirrors knitted on cloth in intricate patterns. The stitching of cloth with cut mirrors has become a source of income for many Banjara families in Andhra Pradesh, particularly in Hyderabad, Khammam, Nalgonda and Warangal.
Banjara apparel with excessive mirror work and pleasing color combinations in perfectly balanced and blended way is a treat to the eyes. The Choli and the Skirt intricately embroidered with beads and shells are the main attraction for tourists. Despite their gradual absorption into the mainstream of life, the Banjaras still continue to keep in touch with their age-old customs, traditions and beliefs. Now this work is practiced in Sanjeev Reddy nagar in Hyderabad. They/Banjara artists run a shop named Rani Bhai Banjara Garments. They also take orders from government, which is exported around the world.