What is Zardozi Embroidery | Zardozi House

Zardozi or Zar-douzi, also Zardosi Persian زَردوزی, Arebic خرير الماء, HINDI: ज़रदोज़ी, Urdu زَردوزی,  Turkish: Ters örgü), work is a type of embroidary in Iran,Iraq,,Kuwait, Syria,Turkey, Central Asia,India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Zardozi comes from two Persian words:zar or zarin meaning ‘gold’, and dozi meaning ‘sewing’.Zardozi is a type of heavy and elaborate metal embroidery on a silk, satin, or velvet fabric base. Designs are often created using gold and silver threads and can incorporate pearls, beads, and precious stones.It is used as decoration for a wide range of applications, including clothes, household textiles, and animal trappings. Historically, it was used to adorn the walls of royal tents, scabbards, wall hangings and the paraphernalia of regal elephants and horses.

source by wikipedia.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: