But on closer inspection as shown in the following image, the glistening “embroidery” is actually lots and lots of buttons. Simply amazing, isn’t it? It has taken a team of talented seamstresses four months to sew on half a million golden buttons using 31 miles of thread. What an absolutely smart idea to use buttons instead of embroidery when the banner will be exposed to water environment when it’s going to hang from the stern of the Royal Barge. Click here to read the article in full.
In an age where simplicity is often encouraged, my heart sings when I see works of art that exude intricacy and the WOW factor! Thanks for stopping by! I hope you have a wonderful day.
[Photo Credits: Daily Mail, UK]