The Tribal Appeal

India is the home to many traditional hand embroideries. Here, Every state has different Culture and Textiles. Likewise there are many different embroidery styles too which vary from region to region. One of the most popular embroidery styles is the Banjara or the Tribal embroideries of kutch, Gujarat known as Rabiri embroidery. The color combinations and the burst of colors used with a combination of different accessories like mirror, kauris, beads, coins, Tassels gives this embroidery style a distinctive style of its own. Mostly thick and coarse threads with matte finish are used for this embroidery in different neon colors. Different stitches like chain stitch, Blanket stitch, Couching are used in one piece to differentiate between designs running in one product. Different colors are used for different stitches too. Inserts of mirror can be seen in most of the products of this embroidery style. Earlier home furnishings like wall decorator, table runners, bed sheets etc were embroidered in this style. But nowadays accessories, Shoes, Bags, Apparel are all done in this style. Bags embroidered in this style can look very stylish and chic. Matching it up with your plain single color clothes will make them stand out perfectly. One can also choose from different bag patterns too.

Embroidered Backpack in printed fabric with contrast thread and mirror work. The Tassels in different colors and beads looks interesting.

An embroidered clutch bag looks chic in multi color embroidered thread-work and mirror work, with coin detailing at the edges. 

The Traditional Jhola style bag which is very popular among youngsters and college goers. It looks stylish yet traditional and gives a boho look too.

The Traveller bag in Tote style, embroidered over Leather in multi color threads and mirror work.

Ethnic embroidered shoulder bag

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