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A Dubai based Syrian businessman has scripted the world's first Quran entirely in embroidery. Mohammad Mahir Hadri, who is his 50s, came up with a new form of art that's a blend of calligraphy and embroidery, the Gulf News reported.
Shisha or waterpipe smoking is 'haram' (forbidden) for Muslims, the Fatwa (Edicts) Committee of the National Council for Islamic Affairs declared Friday. Committee chairman Tan Sri Dr Abdul Shukor Husin said Muslims were also prohibited from
Banjara style of embroidery have returned to their craft and earn a cool Rs...At some point in the late 80s, families skilled in the unique Banjara style of embroidery at Yellamma Thanda in Ibrahimpatnam mandal stopped doing what they were good at
A simple story brought two women, separated by 217 kilometers and 40 years in age, to sudden tears at the same moment in its retelling. In 1967, just after the war that led to Palestine's complete occupation, local market places there were flooded
Santiago, Chile-based textile designer Karen Barbe works as a freelance artist and sells her own whimsical textiles online. Her handmade collection is inspired by traditional crafts and everyday objects; here is a glimpse of some of her latest work:
For the Pero Labour of Love' line, designer Aneeth Arora puts aside the sewing machine Aneeth Arora recalls how, way back in 2007 while showing her label Pero in the Gen Next' segment of Lakme Fashion Week, she sent out a completely hand-done line
Classics Inca Pack Fall 2013 There's OG and then there's traditional...Earlier today, we previewed how Bodega and Vans Vault introduced a trio of Authentic LX's donning patterns and fabrics native to Africa and now Vans is back with a South American
Toda tribal representatives on Thursday formally received a Geographical Indication certificate for their unique embroidery, which is known for its striking colours. District Collector Archana Patnaik handed over the certificate to the
There is a S shaped black serpent stitched in raised embroidery on black wool body, highlighted by a vivid red outline.
This is a portion of a tapestry panel devoted to the Rocky Mountain region in one of five panels in America the Beautiful. Western Slope members of the Desert West Chapter of the Embroiderers' Guild of America contributed their handiwork to this