Soutache bracelet GIVE ME SOME COLOR

Soutache (sutasz) bracelet (soutache really reminds me a lot of the Huichol Mexican yarn art) awsome!

Inspiration for polymer clay : Kolczyki LOLIPOP sutasz (soutache).  A soutache is narrow flat decorative braid, a type of galloon, used in the trimming of drapery or clothing

Inspiration for polymer clay : Kolczyki LOLIPOP sutasz (soutache). A soutache is narrow flat decorative braid, a type of galloon, used in the trimming of drapery or clothing

Traditional Palestinian Embroidery

There is an interesting article with this picture called My silk road: a Memoir by Tania Tamari Nasir

نقره لتكبير أو تصغير الصورة ونقرتين لعرض الصورة في صفحة مستقلة بحجمها الطبيعي

This design has been inspired by traditional motifs stitched on the chest panels of coatdresses worn by the village women in the Ramallah area of Palestine.

In the nineteenth century, Galilee women wore a headdress called smadeh made of cloth skullcap with coins attached to it. The smadeh had a padded horseshoe rim sewn with coins called saffeh. Attached to the smadeh was a chain or Znaq hanging from both sides of the smadeh below the chin. This headdress was widely used during the nineteenth century in villages like Al Bassah on the Palestinian Lebanese border and in Usuffia south of Haifa. Coin headdresses went out of use for daily use by…

In the nineteenth century, Galilee women wore a headdress called smadeh made of cloth skullcap with coins attached to it. The smadeh had a padded horseshoe rim sewn with coins called saffeh. Attached to the smadeh was a chain or Znaq hanging from both sides of the smadeh below the chin. This headdress was widely used during the nineteenth century in villages like Al Bassah on the Palestinian Lebanese border and in Usuffia south of Haifa. Coin headdresses went out of use for daily use by…

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