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Rajasthani Textiles


Rajasthan Textiles

Textiles Mind – boggling patterns carrying spectrum of hues used in creating and propulsing another art form of Rajasthan through textiles. The array of colors that catch the eye in the textile markets of Rajasthan include the bright and cheerful greens, blues, reds, pinks and the gold used for overprinting.

Rajasthani textiles come in an attractive range of hand – block prints, tie and dye and embroidered fabrics with mirror work coming from Jaipur, jodhpur, Pali, Udaipur and nathawada. Furniture, metal-ware, Pottery The furniture of rajasthan is invigorated from the medieval times. Delicately carved doors and finely embroided traditional caskets, low tables, chairs are famous globally. Shikhawati, KishanGarh, Barmer, jodhpur are places famous for furniture.

Rajasthan is also famous for metal crafts. During one’s Rajasthan tour one can see and purchase various type of beautiful metal craft items such as figurines, pill boxes, brass enameled swords , shields,winecups, silver embossed decorative boxes, human figures, cigarette lighter cases and photo farmes. Blue Pottery is a specialty of Rajasthan. Bright colors such as blue green and white and intricate delicate designs The glazed ceramic ware which originated in Persia was introduced to the state and patronized by Maharajas and muslims. Most pieces are hand-painted with conventional floral patterns, figures of animals and scenes from the lives of the royal families.

 

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Art and Handicraft Of Rajasthan


Rajasthan Art and Handicraft

Art and handicraft A famous saying says “Beauty lies in the eye of the beholder” but when in Rajasthan beauty is enveloped and implanted in the soil of rajasthan. As the geographic variations goes from sand dunes to mountains equivalently the art and craft of rajasthan gives you royal culture which enhance beauty sharpened with the creative senses, artistic skills and inspired them to create the most opulent and richest of treasures. Stone, clay, leather, wood, ivory, lac, glass, brass, silver, gold and textiles were given the most brilliant forms. Rajasthan is an eden for shopping that charms its beholders with an exuberance of color and culture and are held in high regard all over the world. Paintings The miniature paintings are lively and multi-hued.

Renowned all over the world these paintings are fabricated by the natural resources of the region, are used innovatively to bring to life vivid images and historic view. The variety and richness of Rajasthani paintings have captured the hearts of tourists and art connoisseurs all over the world. Marwar, Mewar, Jodhpur, Hadoti, Udaipur, Kishangarh, Jaipur, Dhundhur and Alwar are the hubs of the development of painting in Rajasthan. These paintings depict the Gods Godesses and further also showcast religious motifs and natural phenomena such as sun, moon, stars, men and women and animals found in the region. Vegetable and mineral dyea are used in these paintings.

Rajasthani Jewels

Jewelry Indian women attire is incomplete without bangles and bangle making art of rajasthan fill this vital color in there lifes. Rajasthani women adorn their arms with a bewildering range of amulets, bracelets, bangles and rings. Baju Bandh, Gokhru, Bala, Kada, Chuda. Every corner of rajasthan has there unique way of making ornaments. In historical times rajputs chose to wear gold even for there feet. Even precious stones like rubies, emeralds and diamonds are easily available.Semi-precious and precious stones at Capital Of Rajasthan Jaipur Popularly Known as Pink city have also carved into figurines and statues.

 

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Festivals Of Rajasthan


Fairs and Festivals of Rajasthan

Festivals Of Rajasthan

The homogeneity, love for color and exuberant festivity is sustained in the core of Rajsthan when all the cultural fiesta is a symbol of vivacious spirit of people and brings harmony in all tribes, religions when they come together to depict a secular nation.

Fairs and Festivals Of Rajasthan

Teej

This festival symbolizes virtiltiy along with the onset of monsoon. The festivity starts with the procession of Goddess teej in a decorated palanquin. Processions, women dressed in bright colours and a lot of merriment prevails during Teej. This is the time to renew the ties of fidelity for the married couple. This festival clearly depicts womanhood where the ladies gather in groups in colorful attires putting on henna tattoos, colorful bangles swing the rides which allures tourist all round the world to be the part of joyous celebration.

Gangaur Festival

An eighteen day festivity time where women folk observe fast and the festival is held in honor of Gauri (Parvati), the goddess of abundance.Gangaur symbolizes marital happiness achieved by Gauri.It is time for young girls to dress up in their finery and pray for grooms of their choice while the married women pray for the well-being of their husbands. During the festival several processions take place and the end of this festival is observed with immersing the idol of goddess parvati in lake.

Elephant Festival

This would be best time to visit Rajasthan during this festival where you find female elephants participating who looks no lesser then competing for a world class beauty peagent. This is a unique event trhat helds annually in the pink city. Groomed to perfection, glittering in gold, row upon row of elephants catwalk before an enthralled audience. The elephants move gracefully in procession,run races, play the regal game of polo. This festival is observed during the Holi festival.

Urs at Ajmer

Urs of Khwaja Gharib Nawaz (R.A.) is celebrated every year in the first week of Rajab(Islamic month according to lunar calendar). Held in the memory of the revered Sufi Saint Khawaja Moinuddin Chisti.People from varied regions and religions gather here to receive the blessings of Khwaja Gharib Nawaz. The holy aura at dargah leaves one astonished with a feeling of goose bumps and certainly a time for introspection is felt.

Pushkar Fair

People around the globe gather here to visit and enjoy the festivity of this ancient religious town Pushkar. Pushkar is an important pilgrimage as well as the venue of a mammoth cattle fair. Bazaars, auctions, music and sports are highlight of this event. evenings at pushkar fair have their own charm with pierced calls by camels and slight music making the fair joyous one.

Desert Festival

A journey to heart of desert, Jaisalmer. The three-day Desert festival is a special event that the local people and the tourists look forward to with great excitement and anticipation.

Rann Utsav

A Hug of natural beauty with music dance and cultural plethora The colorful fairs held near the beach or the banks of a lake swings one with the spirit of festivity, fervor and flamboyancy while the organized tour around Kutch. This is a 3 day fair that clearly depicts a blend of cultural extravaganza with natural and scenic beauty that leaves the vistors astonished and contended at heart.

Celebrations occur almost round the year and are a splendid opportunity for the visitor to gain an insight into the life of the Rajasthani

 

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