Stunning hand embroidered and hand made eggplant purple evening bag, using two tones of metallic gold color threads, in the zardozi tradition. Genuine garnet beads sewn into the center of each flower, creating a 3D effect.
Own a piece of art from the historic city of Agra, home of the Taj Mahal.
Zardozi is from the Persian and means "gold thread" . It is an elaborate art of multidimensional embroidery using gold and silver threads and embellished with precious stones. Zardozi had its origins in Persia and was introduced into India by the ruling Mughals in the early 16th century. It was used mainly to adorn the robes of the royal families. The city of Agra, home of the Taj Mahal, was the seat of the Mughal Empire and it remains a center for traditional handicrafts that had flourished under the Mughal patronage. Today, over 15,000 craftsmen still practice the craft in the city of Agra, making elaborate zardozi purses, belts, tapestries, jewelry boxes and garments.
Gorgeous bag! Like a perfect little jewel box. Meticulous craftsmanship and detail.
The velvet is a short nap, almost looking like suede, so it can be worn all year round, even in the summer! Perfect for a summer wedding or garden party!
- Measures 5.5 " H x 8 " W x 2.5 " D.
- sateen lining
- Interior credit card slot and two accordion slots, outlined in gold.
- magnetic snap closure
- roomy, holds your phone, credit cards, money, and makeup
- braided purple and gold colored corded shoulder strap with 28 in drop, which can be tucked inside.
Stunning! Looks far more expensive than it is!
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