Rajasthan is a land of great heritage in terms of arts and crafts. The handicrafts of Rajasthan are world wide famous for their exquisite flavor. The exclusive range of Rajasthani handicrafts is admired by all. The astounding handicrafts are a must see and buy on your Rajasthan tour. At the backdrop of serene desert, is the heritage of Rajasthani handicrafts. The treasure trove of Rajasthan handicrafts is worth appreciating. Some of the beautiful handicrafts of Rajasthan include:
Rajasthanis are fond of adorning themselves with jewelery pieces. You will find almost every Rajasthani man and woman flaunting heavy jewelry and mostly made of silver. Each region of Rajasthan has its own style of jewelry. The tribal women also love wearing ornaments and their ornaments are very pretty. From bala to bajuband, gajra, jod, gokhru, rakhri, you will find almost every jewelry on the body of Rajasthanis. Even Rajasthani men are fond of jewelry. They love piercing their ears and so wear rings on the ears.
Rajasthanis are dexterous in making beautiful paintings. Since ages the tradition of making paintings has been prevalent in the state. The mighty forts and palaces of Rajasthan were given a tender appearance by lovely paintings on walls, on cloths or in the form of murals. The miniature paintings of Rajasthan are very famous for their exclusivity. The varied themes and different color scheme make the paintings an affair of colors with beauty.
The tradition of metal crafts is ages old in Rajasthan. The people of Rajasthan are adept in rendering a lifelike shape to a metal piece. If you go to the state, you will find some of the best metal craft specimen that will be enameled in silver. You will have decorative items, wall hangings, jewelery boxes, show pieces, swords and shields and many more items in metal that can adorn your home.
Blue Pottery is typical to Jaipur in Rajasthan apart form Delhi. The art that traveled all way long from Persia obtained much patronage under Maharaja Ram Singh ji who first introduced it to the state. Blue pottery is a made from ground quartz stone. It employs a special color scheme where there is abundance of blue, green and white hues. The designs of the blue pottery are also unique where you can see floral, hand made motifs, images of animals. Buy flower vase, ashtray, tiles, lamp shades, household accessories of blue pottery.
In the state of Rajasthan, you will find beautiful and durable pair of jootis, mojaris. The leather craft of the state is much popular. The embroidered jootis are a hot cake in the state. The chic handbags, designer wares are much famous.
The textiles of Rajasthan are much famous among the fashion freaks. The bandhini prints have been amalgamated with the contemporary fashion styles. And today what the fashion enthusiasts have is the elegant form of bandhini prints textiles. Buy sarees, odhnis, turbans, bedsheets, cushion covers, etc in beautiful tie and dye. In addition to bandhini, batik print textiles are also famous in Rajasthan.
Carpets and Durries
Carpets and durries are a favorite among the locals and travelers to Rajasthan. The woven carpets are found in each home of the state to adorn the flooring. Visit Jaipur, Bikaner and tonk and there you have carpets in Persian style. The conventional geometric designs on the durries are found in Jaipur and Jodhpur.
The wooden artifacts of Rajasthan are another popular handicraft of the state. The exclusive range of furniture items is much popular. The modern day items of wooden crafts are stools, beds, chairs, tables, marble top table. You will also find exciting range of decorative articles.