Gor embroidery is the exclusive embroidery art of the Gor Banjara or Gormati tribe of nomads. It is a colourful embroidery with exotic mirror and applique work. The bright and beautiful Gor embroidery is done with traditional stitches including Vel, Kaleni, Bhuriya, Jali, paso teko, Egarno etc.
Yes. The Gor Banjara craft includes the handicrafts and artefacts of the Gormati community. The Banjara community settles down in deserts and usually travels in ‘tandas’. They carry forward the legacy of their bright and original embroidery for the generations to come.
Yes, our Gor Banjara embroidery is done by original artisans who have exclusive expertise in the craft. They have innate talent and experience to create the most authentic and vivid Gor Banjara embroidery.
Yes. Gor Banjara embroidery is extremely eco-friendly. No animals, trees or plants are harmed or no water is wasted, during this process. No carbon footprint is left while doing this craft.
Yes. Gor Banjara embroidery is a minimum waste generating activity. No cloth, water, thread, mirrors are wasted during the process. No har is created to any element of the environment.
Yes. Gor Banjara Embroidery is a pollution-free activity. No waste is generated. No water, air or soil pollution is caused by this craft. Hence, it is an eco-friendly art, which can be carried forward for the future generations, without any damage to the environment.
Yes. Every Peno product is authentic and original. It is created by an experienced Gor Banjara artist who is well acquainted with the craft.
Yes, the Gor Banjara embroidery is a languishing art. But we at Peno, are committed to enrich and promote the Gor Banjara art. Along with the traditional art forms, the Banjara women are taught to beautify the contemporary objects such as cushion covers, dresses, wall panels, sarees and so on. Today more than 450 Banjara women are working and have become financially empowered.
Peno is working on Gor Banjara embroidery since 2020, for two decades.
Yes. Gor Banjara embroidery is a recognized craft. It is recognized by Government of India.
Yes. Peno is promoting the art and creativity of the Gor Banjara Community by creating and selling their handicrafts and artefacts. The founder herself is from Banjara community and is working for the last two decades in the field of enriching and promoting the Gormati community.
We mainly work in the Gor Banjara embroidery. We have a range of products, including clothes and jewellery, based on the beautiful designs of this embroidery.
Yes. All the products of Peno are exclusively handmade by skilled and creative artisans.
Yes. Peno’s work is supporting many Gor Banjara women. We arrange motivating programmes, exposure tours and conduct their trainings and workshops. We have formed a Bachat Gat (Small Saving Group), as well. The Banjara women are taught to beautify contemporary objects such as cushion covers, dresses, wall panels, sarees and so on. Today more than 450 Banjara women are working and have become financially empowered.
Yes. Peno’s Gor Banjara embroidery activity is including the new generation of artists as well. Also, the Peno products are loved by the new generations of buyers. Thus, we are happy taking the legacy forward.
Peno aims at enriching and promoting the Gormati community, protecting and promoting the heritage of Gor Banjara embroidery, empowering the Banjara women and making them financially self-sufficient and contributing to Indian culture by cherishing an art form.