Com a expansão da civilização árabe pelo norte da África e pela Europa, o macramê espalhou-se como uma das mais curiosas formas de artesanato, tendo seu auge no Renascimento.
The art of making us is as old as humanity itself. Our Stone Age ancestors were the first to learn to use various materials to build with us, utensils for personal use and for their homes. It is known that the ancient civilizations that lived on the shores of the Aegean Sea and the Nile knew the art of tying knots.
Macrame The word is of Arabic origin and means tied. With the expansion of Arab civilization of North Africa and Europe, the macramé spread like one of the most curious forms of craft, with its peak in the Renaissance.
In Greece, Spain and Italy the macramé expanded strongly, especially in Genoa - Italy reached its peak, was also introduced into Britain through trade.
The art of making us, however, is not restricted only to elaborate fabrics and art. Sailors also, in its continuing work to loosen and fix ropes and sails, tie and untie cables, spontaneously, they began using these knots and their variations in the objects that sewn in his spare time, large or small objects that decorated their cabins or employing as exchange items that arrived in port. Now he is back in fashion. Having learned the main nodes can be made interesting and beautiful works of great practical value and decorative. The strings of different thicknesses, fibers and materials as diverse as glass beads, wood, bamboo, among others, will convert its work on personal items and to great effect with people who are unaware of this delightful art form.