Introduction to Bead Embroidery
The rich cultural heritage of the state of Andhra Pradesh is noted for coming up with innovative ideas to make the craft here more vibrant and creative. Bead Embroidery is used on the fabrics to beautify them with the help of bright and colorful beads. The main idea behind the bead embroidery is to make the mundane and common fabric look fancy and unique.
History of Bead Embroidery
The history of beaded embroidery dates back to centuries old when there were precious and semi precious stones that were sued to beautify garments and other household accessories. Since then, the tradition of bead embroidery has been pretty popular and Andhra Pradesh is one of the leading states along with Rajasthan and Gujarat which is a leading state in bead embroidery.
Description of Bead Embroidery
The bead embroidery is mainly done on fine saris and blouse pieces, using the material in the background to produce best results.
There are various kinds of bright colored as well as white beads that are used to decorate the dark and bright shades which can display the bead design at its best. Jangaon in Andhra Pradesh is best known for this kind of work. The bead embroidery is done all over the fabric and sometimes follows designs such as floral patterns, geometric patterns and other beautiful designs.
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