- Size 9 x 10 cm
Luxurious plush fabric decoration.
The 3-dimensional decoration features thistle with intricate bead and embroidery work.
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.