WATCH: Talli Embroidery in the UAE

In a small crafts centre just off the eastern coast of the UAE, artisans are exploring new ways of refining talli, traditional Emirati embroidery.

The Irthi Contemporary Crafts Council is working to revive handmade crafts in the UAE. The Council has cultured a community of embroiderers by creating spaces for artisans to connect and the intricate Emirati craft – talli embroidery.

"Our artisans are actually our family in a way. They come in every day for three hours and not just to create Talli and go home but it’s a community and through building community, we're also not allowing this craft to die out."

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