Madeira Embroidery

Born on an island where nature is queen. The lushness of the landscapes of Madeira could not fail to inspire artists for more than a century to the beauty of this unique embroidery .
The reflection of this inspiration is evident in every piece of Madeira Embroidery . The class, elegance , purity of lines , the movement of nature evident in the creativity of the designs , and the perfection of the work done by the skilled hands of local embroiderers , make Madeira Embroidery true art .


Life is more special , if accompanied by art . Madeira Embroidery offers through its parts , art in everyday life .
Madeira Embroidery offers a range of parts , fully embroidered by hand, which includes parts of Mesa , Bed, Bath , Child Clothing and Gifts . All these lines from the richest and worked the more practical and functional , have a common character that comes from a long history and tradition , which goes hand in hand , from the designers , the picotadores , embroiderers , until the hands of customers .

Madeira Embroidery

Madeira Embroidery picture

With nearly 150 years of history the production process of Madeira Embroidery continues with the same authenticity from the beginning – completely handmade . The embroidery of this industry made ​​a very clear option to maintain and enhance the authenticity of a work to perfection and accuracy at the hands of Madeiran embroiderers .
Today , there are about 30 companies producing Madeira Embroidery in the region and about 3,000 embroiderers engaged daily at Art Embroidery .
The brand Madeira Embroidery intended a luxury segment that values ​​not only the beauty and refinement of Madeira Embroidery that is expressed largely in its design and in the combinations of materials and types of stitches used wisely and elegance , but also in craftsmanship , pure and authentic . No piece of Madeira Embroidery is equal to another . Each job has the personal touch of the hand embroiderer who for the many hours he devoted himself , a perfectionist and meticulous work .
Throughout its history the Madeira Embroidery conquered markets around the world from Europe , initially projected that the notoriety of this brand stand out and where the market English and Italian , to the United States , Brazil , Australia , Singapore , among others . Today the first export market is the U.S. market , followed by the Italian and English .

History
The island of Madeira was discovered in the century. XV and it is thought that the embroidery immediately began to be produced by gentlewomen , like the need for clothes home decor and clothing , and also influenced by the works convent .
By mid -century . Century there are references to the sale or export of Madeira embroidery . The year 1850 is a milestone for a new phase of Madeira Embroidery , when this product gets a commercial character . This year an exhibition was organized industries Madeira , held at the Palace of S. Lawrence , where it became apparent the economic potential of the product .
The British interest in this exhibition was so great that the wood receive an invitation to be in London at the Universal Exposition , which takes place the following year in 1851 . This participation has proved a great success where the pieces presented were praised for their purity and artistic perfection .
During the nineteenth century the main exports go to England and Germany . In the twentieth century exports to Madeira Embroidery for everyone . Italy , United States , South America and Australia become important markets . France , Singapore , the Netherlands , Brazil and other countries have also contributed to the expansion of trade and the notoriety of Madeira Embroidery .
Currently the largest export markets are USA, Italy and England .
Internationally recognized parts of Madeira Embroidery have a history and tradition connected with the luxury segment and many were and are the tables of the European aristocracy covered with pieces of Madeira embroidery .

Embroiderer
With nearly 150 years of history the production process of Madeira Embroidery continues with the same authenticity from the beginning – completely handmade .
The embroidery of this industry made ​​a very clear option to maintain and enhance the authenticity of a work to perfection and accuracy at the hands of Madeiran embroiderers .
Madeira embroidery is a process in which everyone knows their role , stressing the embroiderer who plays a key role in this unique embroidery in the world .
In Madeira embroidery is not only to enrich and embellish the fabric but a way to customize a piece of linen , silk or chambray , making it a piece of art to go from generation to generation .
The embroiderers usually work in the field with their husbands and seized to embroider with their mothers who in turn were also embroiderers.
Today there are about 3000 in Wood embroiderers engaged daily at Art Embroidery and all of them are entitled to Social Security and belong to the Union of Embroiderers . Working from home is an option embroiderers .
No piece of Madeira Embroidery is equal to another . Each job has the personal touch of the hand embroiderer who for the many hours he devoted himself , a perfectionist and meticulous work .

Sealing certification
The Wine Institute Embroidery and Handicrafts of Wood , IP is responsible for checking the quality of all parts of Madeira embroidery . After careful scrutiny of the completeness and authenticity of the work integral embroidery , is affixed a seal of guarantee, which testifies to the quality and authenticity of the parts produced on the island of Madeira .

Madeira Embroidery

Madeira Embroidery
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