Rajasthani Handicrafts – A Symbol of History, Traditions, And Culture

Rajasthani Handicrafts

As you all know, Rajasthan is known as the land of kings and land of colors. The handworks of Rajasthan are well known around the world. Every city of Rajasthan has a unique offering that you cannot refuse, be it Jaipur, Ajmer, Alwar, Udaipur, etc.

Among all the well-known things, one you cannot miss is the handicraft business of Rajasthan. The handicrafts of Rajasthan are marked with the spirit or culture and color and are regarded all over the world.

Textile:

Rajasthan produces some beautiful textiles in colorful fabrics. Bandhani and Bandhej are classy forms to portray the rich culture of Rajasthan.

Tie and dye work from Jodhpur, world-famous hand-block print of Jaipur and “Lehariya” prints from the villages nearby Jaipur.  

Jewelry:

In jewelry handicrafts, “Meenakari” is one of the most astonishing forms, enameled with gold and silver jewelry. 

India is a hub for stones like; Emeralds, Agate, Topaz, Lazuli, Carnelian, and so forth. You can also get Lac Bangles, Kundan, Minakari, enameled gold gems, whole-precious stones, and emerald-cutting.

Carpets & Durries:

All the carpets, which come in beautiful traditional designs, are manufactured by hands. Durrie is a type of rug that has become Rajasthan’s famous weaving tradition. They are made from cotton yarn or camelhair in the area of Bikaner and Jaisalmer. ‘Numdahs’ for little floor covering is made in Bikaner. 

Jaipur is a hub for rugs and durries today.

Rajasthani Quilts:

Along with uncountable Rajasthani handicrafts, the Rajasthani Quilts are proudly flaunted. You can buy many of these in Jaipur. These quilts are specialized in high quality and light as a feather. They are sold in a huge variety like velvet print, cotton block print, etc.

Mojaris or Jutis:

Rajasthani mojaris and jutis are very popular craft around the globe. These Rajasthani footwears are made up of leather and have royal embroidery. Their pattern varies from city to city.

Rajasthani Paintings:

This craft of Rajasthani paintings was established at the City of Lakes, Udaipur in 1996. Miniature painting or small-scale painting is connected with the Mughal craftsmanship. This style happened when Mughal rulers accompanied Persian craftsmen to India.

Gemstone Paintings are with more hue added to the composition by using gemstone finely. Different kinds of stones are used for various hues in a Gemstone painting.

Blue Pottery Craft: 

This is a Persian artwork, presented by Maharaja Ram Singh. Jaipur is home to blue stoneware in Rajasthan. Using bluestone for making craft is a foreign method. This method traveled India in the fourteen centuries. 

Blue stoneware uses quartz, Multani mitti (dirt), sodium sulfate, and crude coating. 

Ivory Bangles: 

Ivory bangles of Rajasthan are made using smooth, hard, yellowish-white substance forming the teeth and tusks in some animals like whales, elephants, etc. 

Wooden Furniture: 

Rajasthani wooden furniture is a unique piece of art that you cannot pinout of the discussion. Jungles of Jaipur, Banswara, Kota, and Udaipur have provided plenty of resources. Wooden tables are made using high-quality timber wood sourced from vendors.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

sixteen − twelve =