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“Gold threads, unique shapes”

At present, much attention is being paid to art and museum development by the president of Uzbekistan. The youth today is taught to be tolerant to their national traditions, to preserve culture facilities as the national treasure to future generations. The history valuables are kept in museum collections under the protection of the State. 
Gold embroidery samples – robes and gowns, jewellery and hand-made embroideries of the state art museum are represented on the exhibition “Gold threads, unique shapes”
Bukhara was famous for gold embroidery from long ago. Afterwards, it reached Samarkand and Gerat. 17th-19th centuries were well-known with gold embroidery development in Bukhara and Gerat. There were 3 separate areas – makhalla, organized especially for the gold embroidery production. The big workshop was constructed close to the palace of the ruler, where the men worked hard. In 1915 in Bukhara, under the reign of Alimkhan, big workshop was opened. From 20 to 40 men were serving there.
Ustakor (professional master) worked hard at the workshop. The trainer is considered to be experienced, competent master (that is, a skilled artisan) and he has been selected by kushbegi. The masters who carried out these activities sewed the tailor-made jewellery, checked their orders on time and checked the quality of their work
The beginning of the jewellery production development relates to the late 19 th – early 20 th centuries. In Khiva, Bukhara, Kokand, Samarkand, Karshi, Shakhrisabz, Tashkent, Andijan, Urganch, Nur-Ata, Kitab, Chust, Asaka, Gijduvan, Margelan and other regions the jewelers lived in separate areas – makhallas.