Posts Tagged "Rajasthan"

Blue Pottery

Blue Pottery

As one steps into the enchanting old city of jaipur, he/she is surrounded by an epiphany of crafts of every…
Chandi ka warq

Chandi ka warq

If you are visiting an Indian confectionery store for the first time, you are in for a silver treat, it should not…
Thewa

Thewa

There are some who need a tree to meditate. And some who need music. But then there are those, who fend for…
Thatheron ka Rasta

Thatheron ka Rasta

Music, they say, is the silence between two notes. The silence becomes even more omnipresent as it makes rare appearances…
Studded Splendors

Studded Splendors

‘Jab pyar kiya toh darna kya….” The landmark number from Mughal-e-Azam puts in front of us a thousand Madhubalas dancing in chorus…

Jeweled Stone

Rajasthan is the land of kings. With a glorious history of Rajputs, it has been endowed with invincible forts, magnificent…
A craft for another

A craft for another

The stages of evolution of mankind, from the Neolithic age to Iron age and then to the Industrialized age, all…
Hisaab – Kitaab

Hisaab – Kitaab

On the festival of Diwali, Hindu traders and businessmen worship the goddess of prosperity and start new account keeping books, marking…

Creepy Crawly Creatures

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. -Eleanor Roosevelt Going against tradition, a man…
Jawaja Durries

Jawaja Durries

Probably the lesser known offspring of Artisans’ Alliance, Jawaja, the durries of Beawar, Rajasthan, are no less than the leather craft…
Reborn

Reborn

A livelihood, a dying craft in the barren hamlets of Rajasthan once more saw the light… and this is how……
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