Handcrafted Zardosi holiday Ornament - Safari Camel
From our animal kingdom series, meet our desert camel all dressed up for Christmas. This handcrafted ornament is crafted by artisans in India. This lavender camel ornament features zardozi-style silver thread embroidery and is hand beaded.
- Shape: Camel
- Dimensions: 2.6 inches total hanging length x 3 inches wide x 4 inches length
- 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.