||MATERIALS: Cotton cloth, glass beads, tassels, glass bottle.
CONSTRUCTION: Hand stitched, beaded, three bead net. Top and bottom have three dimensional beaded construction.
MOTIFS: Geometrical net.
COLOURS : Multicoloured with white predominant.
Shisho bottle decoration
STYLE REMARKS: Beadwork is practiced in all three subgroups. Kachhi style is simpler, while Dhebaria tends to be more elaborate.
CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE: Everyday objects are covered with beads for show and displayed at festivals and weddings times.
CULTURAL REMARKS: Beadwork is considered precious. Beaded ornaments, especially for children, are today hardly produced. Rabaris consider that good beads are often not available or are too costly.
Shisho, Bottle decoration.
||Gada Ta.Bhuj, Kutch, Gujarat , India
Beadwork : Rabari
Gada Ta.Bhuj, Kutch.
||Beadwork : Rabari