Tag: Rajasthan

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15 crafts that all Indians must know about

15 crafts that all Indians must know about

Here are some of the amazing crafts that every Indian must know about: 1. Blue Pottery from Jaipur, Rajasthan Based out of Jaipur, Rajasthan ...
Leheriya Dyeing from Rajasthan

Leheriya Dyeing from Rajasthan

Leheriya is an art that imitates the wave pattern. Mothra is an extension of the leheriya where two sets of diagonal lines cross each other creating s ...
Tarkashi inlay from Rajasthan

Tarkashi inlay from Rajasthan

Taarkashi (taar meaning wire), is the technique of inlaying fine flattened wire of brass copper or silver in wood . The patterns inlayed are usually i ...
That which floats in air – Kota Doria

That which floats in air – Kota Doria

The light, gossamer touch of the Kota doria fabric will remind you of a delicate spiders’ web. It’s a unique and an almost transparent weave which is ...
Pichwai Paintings

Pichwai Paintings

The purpose of Pichhwais, other than its artistic appeal, is to narrate tales of Krishna to the illiterate. It can be painted, embroidered, printed o ...
Jawaja Leather: The beauty of hand stiched Leather

Jawaja Leather: The beauty of hand stiched Leather

Jawaja leather is a flourishing craft, with its unique identity and style, and is becoming known across the world. The beauty of Jawaja leather work ...
Lac Art of Rajasthan

Lac Art of Rajasthan

Lac is a  resinous substance  secreted  by  an  insect  called Kerria Lacca. The insect  hosts  itself  on the branches of  certain  trees  such  as k ...

Rhythm of the Blocks : A film on the Block Printing of Bagru, Rajasthan

The film opens with yards of printed and dyed cloth being let down from the roofs to dry. Camera is down; looking up and the cloth simply float over t ...
Wood Work from Rajasthan

Wood Work from Rajasthan

Introduction Wood work was never a significant craft of Jodhpur; the recent emergence of a large and potentially profitable export market has however ...
Kathputli: A String Puppet Theater from Rajasthan

Kathputli: A String Puppet Theater from Rajasthan

Introduction Kathputli means a puppet which is made entirely from wood. It comes from the words Kath meaning wood and Putli meaning a doll.  The othe ...
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