Red embroidered heart shape Christmas decoration
With the addition of hand embroidery, even the most simplest of shapes become decadent.
These small heart ornaments come all the way from Gujarat, India and feature delicate thread and mirror work also know as abhla on silk fabric.
- red silk fabric
- white embroidery with mirror work
- embroidered on both sides
Dimensions (each): 5.5 cm (L) x 5 cm (W) approx.
Please note: As these products are handmade dimensions vary for each product.
Gujarat is known for its embroidery. Most of these were traditionally stitched by rural communities especially women, to decorate clothes, create shawls, wall decor and wall hangings. This beautiful piece features embroidery of silken threads and (abhla) mirror work.
Shisheh, abhla embroidery, or mirror-work, is a type of embroidery which attaches small pieces of mirrors on fabric.