Embellishing · Embroidery · Fibre · Thread Painting

A Shisha Experiment

Shisha (the Hindi word for “little glass”) embroidery is also known as mirror-work or abla embroidery. Originally, pieces of mica were used as the mirrors, but later, thin blown-glass pieces were broken and used. The work originated in the province of Kutch, where the people were nomadic and they used this beautiful work to decorate… Continue reading A Shisha Experiment