Explore Earth Color, To Obtain and more!

"The most interesting part of these frescoes are the indigenous techniques and materials used to obtain colors," says Dr. Hotchand, conservator of one haveli. "Earth color was derived from minerals, blue from indigo, white from lime, red from vermilion and black from kohl."

"The most interesting part of these frescoes are the indigenous techniques and materials used to obtain colors," says Dr. Hotchand, conservator of one haveli. "Earth color was derived from minerals, blue from indigo, white from lime, red from vermilion and black from kohl."

Hook a spiral chair pad, Part 3 (with Karen Kahle)

Hook a spiral chair pad with me – Part 3

When you’re, say, reading a book about politics, and suddenly interrupted by a man who “hasn’t read that one” but would like to supplement your reading with all of the information he’s heard related to it–maybe this was last week, and maybe this was a book about Russia (okay, this is a specific scenario)–do as Maxine Waters does. Look him in the eye blankly, and state, over and over:

Every Time a Man Splains, Follow the Maxine Waters Method

When you’re, say, reading a book about politics, and suddenly interrupted by a man who “hasn’t read that one” but would like to supplement your reading with all of the information he’s heard related to it–maybe this was last week, and maybe this was a book about Russia (okay, this is a specific scenario)–do as Maxine Waters does. Look him in the eye blankly, and state, over and over:

It took Vivaana Culture Hotel owner Atul Khanna five years to obtain the two havelis and another three years to restore them. The result is a hotel filled with exquisite murals and well-preserved original features.

It took Vivaana Culture Hotel owner Atul Khanna five years to obtain the two havelis and another three years to restore them. The result is a hotel filled with exquisite murals and well-preserved original features.

Filled with antique furniture from the 17th and 18th centuries, this Baroque-inspired palace encompasses the grandeur and intricate realism associated with that period in aesthetic history.

Filled with antique furniture from the and centuries, this Baroque-inspired palace encompasses the grandeur and intricate realism associated with that period in aesthetic history.

Constructed in 1902, this museum has more than 750 preserved and restored frescoes created using stone and vegetable colors. Here's one of the walls in the inner courtyard. <br />

Constructed in 1902, this museum has more than 750 preserved and restored frescoes created using stone and vegetable colors. Here's one of the walls in the inner courtyard. <br />

Inside India's haveli mansions - CNN.com

Wonder walls: Inside India's exquisitely decorated haveli mansions

Inside India's haveli mansions - CNN.com

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Havelis are lavishly painted mansions. Many of them are found in the Shekhawati region of Rajasthan. The Vivaana Culture Hotel (pictured) is a good place to start a haveli journey.

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