Apart from its famous forts and palaces, Rajasthan is quite known for its handicrafts also. Reflecting the rich culture of the state, handicrafts of Rajasthan retain their uniqueness. Adding to the attraction of Rajasthan, Rajasthani handicrafts serve as an outlet for the creativity of the Rajasthani people. The following lines tell us more about Rajasthan, India handicrafts:
The traditional handmade jewelry of Rajasthan consists of rakhri,
gokhru, timamyan, bala, bajuband, etc. One of the famous jewelry works
of Rajasthan is Meenakari, enameled gold and silver jewelry.
Blue Pottery Craft
Blue pottery makes use of quartz, along with sodium sulphate, multani
mitti (clay) and raw glaze. It is a Persian art form, first introduced
in the state by Maharaja Ram Singh. The most known place for blue
pottery in Rajasthan is Jaipur. Blue, green and white are the colors
The place in Rajasthan most famous for quilts is Jaipur. The specialty
of these quilts is that they are of high quality and are as light and
soft as a feather. They are available in a number of varieties like
cotton block printed, velvet printed, etc.
Mojris/Jutis are Rajasthani footwear made up of leather and having
exquisite embroidery. The pattern and design of embroidery varies from
region to region. However, Jaipur and Jodhpur are the places most famous
Carved wooden furniture has different styles in different parts of
Rajasthan. The most famous work on furniture is the latticework. Jodhpur
and Kishangarh are known for carved caskets, screens, doors, chairs,
The marble crafts of Rajasthan consist of carved wall hangings, statues
of god and goddesses, furniture, sculptures, tabletops, fountains,
vases, statues, fireplaces, etc in marble.
If you visit Rajasthan, you will see most of the womenfolk wearing ivory
bangles. The wearing of these bangles is considered to be a symbol of
good omen. The ivory is inlaid and molded into beautiful shapes.