Aari Hand Embroidery
Fine Cotton Handloom Bhujodi Saree
5.5 Meters Saree
1 Meter Blouse Piece
Aari embroidery gets its name from the tool used in this style is, the aari-a hooked needle. Aari embroidery is done by tightening the cloth with the wooden ring or frame. Then work is done on the stretched cloth with an aari.
It is believed that it first developed by leather workers who used to create emblissed footwear. It was also popular during Mughal and British era.
Craftswomen create the painting-like effect using very fine stiches.Most of the motifs of Aari embroidery derived from nature like colourful flowers and leaves, trees, animals and birds. Aari work sarees are the demand by the women of all age groups. Golden and silver threads aari embroidery catches the eyes.
The craftswomen of Mochi community has popularized this old art. Repeated stiches, fine threads work, practice of using the aari-the needle, patience required for the contribution of the traditional hand work.