DORI WORK: AN ANCIENT INDIAN HANDICRAFT

Dori work is an ancient Indian craft that features spectacular embroidery work. This magnificent artwork is achieved with a simple needle and thread. It often uses other stitching techniques such as couching and Zardozi stitching along with the use of fine, multi-colored silk threads. These vibrant threads are used to enhance the motifs and designs of the fabric. The History of Dori The existence of Dori work can be traced as far back as the Cro-Magnon period. Many pieces of fabric were found containing stitch work patterns. These fabrics were also creatively stitched with precious gems in many colors. Traditional Dori work was often worked for members of the royal family. During the Mughal period, emperors often patronized this type

4 UNIQUE SAREE STYLES THAT MAKE DRAPING A BREEZE

The Indian saree is an elegant attire that has stood the test of time. It looks good on all women. Unfortunately, many women find wearing a saree very challenging and this can be contributed to the loss of its appeal. Part of the challenge lies in making perfect pleats and wearing the dupatta. To conquer these difficulties, there are four unique saree styles that you can try, which will help you put on this graceful attire without feeling overwhelmed. These four unique saree styles are: #1 Ready-made Pleated Sarees Ready-pleated sarees are a boon for women who simply are unable to make pleats. These are sometimes called pre-stitched sarees because the waist and pleats are readymade. With this saree type,

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