Macrame, an artistic textile in many forms, can be used to make everything from wall hangings and plant hangers to jewelry, wallets, and even clothing. By using simple materials such as cotton, jute, hemp, or thread, macrame can be as simple or complex as the artist desires.

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Process of Macrame Art

Macrame is a thick lace or fringe made by tying cords and thick threads in a geometric pattern. And in the 19th-century towels adorned with knotted strings were popular. The macrame cord is connected to the object with this knot. The cord is folded in half and placed on a pole or stick. Thread the loop back and pull on both ends of the string to tighten the loop.

Macrame Art of Goa

It is believed that the term "macrame" is derived from the Arabic word migramah, or "fringe". The earliest known "macrameers" were 13th-century Arab weavers who began tying decorative knots to secure loose ends of textiles, such as towels and shawls. Others believe that the term is derived from the Turkish word macrame, which refers to towels and napkins that use the knotting technique in the same way. No matter where or when macrame got its name. The technique is still really as old as its underlying structure.

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