Just so you know, all the beautiful blouse designs above are latest maggam work blouses. Maggam work is one of the most popular and preferred embroidery art forms in the contemporary fashion scenario. Let us take a look at what maggam work.Maggam work for ladies.
The needle technique origins from the mocha community who use this type of needle to stitch intricate patterns on leather footwear. This work consists of beads, stones, golden and silver threads which gives a royal richness to the design. Aari work has marked its existence from 12th century i.e. from the time of Mughal ruling. With time the work has spread to places like Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat and other places who added their touch of traditional design and recognized the specialty of the work.
History of Aari work
It is the embellishment of a fabric with threads, accessories and sometimes with other decorative elements. Embroidery is the art of ornamenting fabric or other materials (mainly garments) with threads and needle. Application of embroidery also include the use of other materials, such as metal strips, pearls, beads, quills, and sequins. Aari work is a very intricate form of embroidery and is quicker to do than the basic hand embroidery and the effect is more rich, durable and luxurious works.
Different Types Of Maggam Work/Hand Embroidery
This intricately designed embroidered work applied all over the blouse. They are very expensive because of the manual hand work which takes week’s time to complete one blouse design. The combination of zardosi and thread work made the whole look stay calm. This kind of maggam work is very new and gives stunning ethnic touch to the whole look. This work need very high skills and they are comparitively more expensive than the other kind of works.