Tuesday, August 5, 2014

The Colorful Characteristic of Rajasthan its Arts and Crafts



The striking range of Rajasthan's handicraft is a glittering cinema of colors and textures. The deepness, variety and motivating complexity of Rajasthan’s Handicrafts stems from its socio-economic culture, with whole village following specific crafts, which are essential to their endurance or daily needs. Royal support gave it a vital thrust to carry the ride for centuries. Although Rajasthan is full of scenic beauty, possibly the most everlasting influence that travelers take away with them after visiting through this state is that of color. Despite the continuous torture of the sand storm now and then hitting the state of Rajasthan, color reaches newer heights of brilliance and brightness at every pocket of the state.

A Hand on Handicrafts Items

Other than wide ranges of fabric designing, Rajasthani craftsmen are skillful even in other fields of art; jewelry, paintings, pottery, ivory craft, and leatherwork. In Rajasthan the paintings can be traced to the pre-historic period, as confirmation by the finding of paintings in the caves of Chambal valley. The recognition of Mughal miniature painting was converted in the escalating of styles unique to various regions of the state developing the Kota-Bundi kalam, the Marwar school and the Bikaner school of painting. Take a tour to Bundi to eyewitness a curious array of diminutive paintings of the late 18th century.


A marvelous formation with half the surface left white, and just a few figures painted against this in pale colors; outline of creativity in the custard of paper. Remember, the Rajasthani painters used colors extorted from minerals, ochre’s and vegetables. The lively colors still marked today in miniatures and frescoes, seen in some imperial palaces, were consequent from flattened semi-precious stones, although the gold and silver coloring is in fact finely minced pure gold and silver leaf! http://www.atulyarajasthan.com/rajasthan-shopping.html