Handcrafted Zardosi Holiday Ornament - Red Star with Long Tassel
The complete show stopper - this beautiful Zardozi heart comes with a long trail of beads. There's place for only one of these on the tree at home. This handcrafted ornament is crafted by artisans in India. This warm red heart ornament features zardozi-style gold thread embroidery and is hand beaded.
- Color: Red
- Shape: Heart
- Dimensions: 8 inches long
- Materials: Fabric, thread, beads
- Hanging Instructions: Hang with attached loop
Zardosi - Zar means 'gold' and Dosi means 'embroidery' in Persian, refers to the metallic threads used in weaving. Zardosi embroidery involves the use of different shapes of metal wire like springs, coils, strips, ribbons and discs.
Handmade by a group of artisans in Agra, India, who are part of a fair trade organization. They feel fortunate for the opportunity to improve their own and their children's lives. They are proud to preserve their traditions. They appreciate the work that sustains their way of life and are pleased that others enjoy the products they create.