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Rajasthan, India is famous throughout the world for its incredible Rajasthani handicrafts.

Handicrafts of Rajasthan

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:

Handmade Jewelry
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 mainly used.

Rajasthan Quilts
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 for mojris.

Wooden Furniture
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, etc.

Marble Crafts
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.