Handicraft textiles of Rajasthan

"Rajasthan" the state of wealthy craft legacy is being conserved by the forefathers of craftsmen. The craftsmen of Rajasthan are blessed with the inherited skills of perfect craftsmanship that differentiate themselves from the worldwide artisans. Rajasthan handicrafts are amongst the well developed Art and Crafts which includes Textile, Handmade Jewelry, Carpets & Rugs, Wooden Furniture, Rajasthan Quilts, Mojaris / Jutis, Ivory, and Rajasthan Paintings.

Recalling the history of Rajasthan, one can find that the handicraft activity has been developed in Rajasthan is adapted from the ancestors and carried by the generation of modern era. Rajasthan has been preserved the tradition art form and continue to develop some of the most impressive handicrafts today. The graceful and colorful arts and crafts of Rajasthan are a big strike with tourists who never go back home without buying some token of remembrance from Rajasthan.

Taking a cultural tour of Rajasthan in terms of handicrafts, one can find that almost all regions of Rajasthan have something to offer you such as Jodhpur, Jaipur and Udaipur are some of the best places to buy ethnic Rajasthani jewellery, tie and dye work, textile paintings in Marwar, Mewar, Hadoti, Kishangarh, Dhundhar and Alwar are some of example.

Though, the traditional art of making amazing handicrafts have been passed on from generation to generation maintaining the heritage of Rajasthan but still today the craftsmen show a great deal of expertise in transforming raw materials into interesting handicrafts like wood and ivory carvings, textiles with fast and bright colours, tie and dye and block prints on fabrics, silver jewellery /real stones studded jewellery, blue pottery, miniature paintings, marble statues and lacquer and filigree work.

The dazzling jewellery of Rajasthan is something that tops the shopping list of women tourists coming from far and wide. A wide variety of gem stones such as Lapiz lazuli, onyx, cat's eye, garnets, amethysts and topaz are available in the markets of Rajasthan. The traditional jewellery has its own charm, and never fails to attract tourists. The beautiful colour schemes and designs of the tie and dye and block printing fabrics attract the attention of one and all who visit Rajasthan. The colors used in the fabrics are fast and the fabrics are durable.

The information on Rajasthan handicrafts is incomplete without the mention of its mesmerizing paintings. Famous the world over for their fineness and bright colours, the miniature and folk paintings of Rajasthan are based on several themes. Blue Pottery is a great art practiced in Rajasthan since ages. It is made from ground quartz stone and only white, blue and green colours are used in it. Some of the blue pottery articles are surahi (pot), tiles, flower pots, ashtray, lamp shades and jars.

The liveliest handicraft of Rajasthan is the colourful puppet. They are simply delightful.

During a cultural tour to Rajasthan one will come to know the style of costumes and dresses that have been traditionally worn by the people of Rajasthan. Colorful Rajasthan is a vibrant mix of ancient traditions and culture and of course the clothes and dresses worn by the people of Rajasthan. The costumes of the women and men of Rajasthan are influenced by the climatic conditions, family status and the economic status. The popular traditional dresses and costumes of Rajasthan that one can have while having a cultural tour include the Banda, Dhoti, Potia, Bugatari, Khol, Angrakhi, Dhabla, Pachewara, Achkan, Burga, Tilak, Skirts and Saris.

Rajasthani Handicrafts are considered as a traditional yet modern artwork that depicts the most brilliant culture of Rajasthan Artwork. A fascinating collection of Rajasthan handicrafts have been reached to the overseas market due to its growing attraction amongst the global generation.

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