The Style of EmbroiderynFor instance, in the northern side of Sindh, this style has a different Balochi interpretation and in the lower Sindh, it has a native Sindhi influence. The ornaments that are extensively used in this embroidery include tiny to big mirrors, colorful beads, ribbons and coins.26-Mar-2014,
Baloch culture is opposite to the general perception about it. Though Balochistan is an area of barren lands, deserts and mountains, the Baloch culture is full of traditions, arts and crafts. Balochi embroidery is one of the most popular arts and crafts which are done by the females.
The types of stitches adopted are “square chain, double buttonhole, pattern darning, running stitch, satin and straight stitches”. The signature effect of the colorful embroidery sparkles when small mirrors called abhla are sewn over the geometrically shaped designs.
Kashmiri embroidery, which is also called Kashida embroidery, is a type of needlework from the Kashmir region of India. This is one of the most beautiful forms of embroidery in the country, distinguished by its use of a single long stitch to make the design.10-Feb-2016
According to different sources the Balochi embroidery is regarded as an ancient handicraft that passes from one generation of women to the succeeding. The craft is native to the barren lands of Balochistan celebrating nomadic lifestyle.07-Nov-2016
The Sindhi hand embroidery work is done in silk and cotton thread on cotton or silk. The colors used are of various shades of red, orange, yellow, violet, green, black, white, indigo, brown, pink, turquoise, and blue.
Sindhi-Kutch Style – A Stunning Form Of Mirror Embroidery.09-Aug-2017