- Size 12cm x 12cm
Mary Queen of Scots' Cross Decoration
Luxurious plush fabric decoration.
The 3-dimensional decoration is inspired by the work Mary, Queen of Scots, 1542 - 1587. Reigned 1542 - 1567, PG 1073.
St. Nicolas decorations are handmade using the traditional method of zardozi embroidery. Zari (meaning gold) embroidery originated in Persia and reached India in the 12th century. It is a highly skilled embroidery technique that traditionally used gold wires and jewels to embellish courtly robes. Zardozi work is a rare and respected craft, the skills of which are handed down from generation to generation.