Category Archives: Bead embroidery

Indian Embroidery II

One of my commenters, Sharon, requested more information on Kantha embroidery. I think she will be very happy with this post!  I found my information through Deepa’s blog, which has a nice section on Indian embroidery (other embroidery too, but … Continue reading

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Kalaga: Burmese angels dancing

This is a kalaga, from Burma (Myanmar), which my parents bought in the mid-eighties. Traditionally, there are padded figures in the middle, and they are heavily embroidered with sequins and other decorations. In this piece, the figures are five dancing … Continue reading

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