Fashuvi

I wanted to share with you a very "ancient" traditional craftsmanship skill that is almost at extinction here in the Maldives. Insha Allah, I was very fortunate enough to see such a beautiful highly skilled craft work in action going on here in an island called "Haanimaadhoo" last year. It's called Fashuvi are decorative lines which are sewed on the Maldivian royal dress called the Dhivehi Libaas, presumably worn by the queen in the royal family.

The beautiful embroidery neckline is known as a Fashuvi. 

The beautiful embroidery neckline is known as a Fashuvi. 

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