Gold Embroidery, Gujarat, India


Gujarati women love their gold especially at celebrations such as weddings.

Intricate gold embroidery, an ancient craft patronised by royalty, continues to this day and covers this woman’s blouse complementing her  gold armlet.

Gujarat the state in the western part of India has a rich tradition of arts and crafts, which can be traced to the ancient times. Due to its convenient location on the Arabian Sea coast the state has been the gateway for trade and commerce over the centuries. Merchandisers and traders from various countries of the world came to Gujarat for business. Cotton of high quality being grown in Gujarat and surrounds further aided production of fine cotton fabrics much prized by Romans. Embroidered products from Gujarat and other craft items hold great value abroad. The Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum in London displays around 10000 Indian textiles.

Unique printing and dyeing techniques as well as myriad styles of embroidery  are amazing in their variety ,imagination and beauty


Prints : Available as Giclee print on finest quality paper or  canvas. International shipment

Sizes available: 8 x 12″(203 x 305 mm); 12 x 16″(305 x 410mm); 18 x 24″(457 x 610 mm); 24 x 32″ (610 x 813mm)

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