Torzhok gold embroiderers

Embroidered with gold thread in Russia there are already more than 1000 years. It is believed that this art Russian women borrowed from Byzantium. And in the old days and now, gold embroidery decorate the objects of worship, holiday clothes, accessories and even furniture.

The city of Torzhok, Tver region, is famous for his masters gold embroidery in the 18th century. Torzhok gold embroiderers adorned dress for Catherine Great. The Empress loved their work, and it contributed greatly to the development of the fishery.

Fishing this alive now, and very actively developed. In Torzhok, except gold garment factory and store, there is an art school gold embroidery, where girls are taught drawing, composition, technology, embroidery and much more. If College is a Museum where you can see the best works of students and masters, and to buy Souvenirs

The drawings of students