Rajasthan is a magical sojourn reverberating with old culture, natural beauty and rich heritage. Rajasthan is a vibrant and exotic state where the tradition meets the royalty in a blend of colours, against the barren lands. Rajasthan is also kenned as the land of forts, palaces of kings and queens, lakes and dunes.
It’s magnificent Havelis, resorts, music, dance, art & craft and natural resources attract thousands of tourist worldwide. The history and culture of Rajasthan are so deeply embedded in the land that every village has its own tales of valour.
Rajasthan has something for every traveller. The bazaars of Rajasthan are fuelled with beautiful merchandises such as Rajasthan handicrafts, Gems & Stones, Blue Pottery, Juttis, meenakari & Kundan jewellery, marble statues, sculptures and more.
The major specialities of Rajasthanis are their Handicrafts. The artisans of Rajasthan craft interactive and beautiful pieces of handicrafts. Be it a wooden handicraft, marble work or weaving fabrics, Rajasthanis are a master to it.
Jewellery and Gemstone Cutting
Rajasthan is world famous for its classy and elegant jewellery. Jaipur, Jodhpur and Udaipur are some of the places from where you can purchase ethnic Rajasthani jewellery. Some of the finest jewellery of Rajasthan is rakhri, gokhru, timamyan, bala, bajuband, etc
Jaipur is the world’s largest gem cutting centre and a great hub for Minakari (a process of coloured glass). The Thewa pendants are made in Jaipur by inlaying gold and semi-precious stones like rubies, emeralds and diamonds, into a grooved template.
Bikaner and Jodhpur cities are quite famous for Kundan jewellery, the art of setting stones in gold.
The magnificent paintings of Rajasthan are crafted in Mewar, Merwar, Hadoti, Alwar, Dhundhar and Kishangarh. These paintings are generally in Kota style, folk style which depicts the beautiful blend of colours and themes.
The colours used in the paintings are natural and are made up of vegetable alkaloids and minerals.
Marble Statues and Stone Work:
Marble statues & sculptures, stone artefacts, religious idols and stone carving, these are some of the fascinating things that Rajasthan is known for. People use marble statues and figurines to decorate their home. You will also get to see unique style of stone carving in temples, palaces and Havelis.
Rajasthani Textiles on printed and dyed fabric adorned with embroidery and mirror work showcase the unmatched beauty and art of Rajputs and Mughals.
The Jaipur, Johri Bazar is well known for having the vast collection of Rajasthani handmade textiles. Here one will get Rajasthan traditional clothing fabric that is Bandhani or Bandhej. It is a type of tie and dye technique in which the material is bound in different shapes to get beautiful colours and patterns.
Another fascinating handicraft of Rajasthan is Jutti. Juttis are considered as an integral part of Indian ethnic wear. Juttis are originated from Jaipur and Jodhpur, the Mojaris Jutti of Rajasthan with exquisite embroidery from another speciality of Rajasthani Handicrafts.
Rajasthan Wooden Furniture:
Another famous handicraft of Rajasthan is gorgeous wooden work. The artisans of Rajasthan carve grand designs on tables, chairs, jewelweed box, bajots and chowkis, boxes, cabinets, mirror and picture frames, doors, windows and much more.
You can buy astonishing Rajasthan Wooden Handicrafts from Jodhpur and Kishangarh.
Other famous Handicrafts of Rajasthan are Red terracotta pottery, Bikaner pottery, Blue pottery crafts, Ivory bangles and the feather-soft and feather-light quilts (razai).
These dynamic handicraft items reflect the true tradition, culture and royal splendour of Rajasthan.
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