Indian culture and its textiles are interwoven. There is nothing quite like the insightful embrace of one of India's most respected and valued cultures - textiles. Come on a journey to meet textile craft communities in Gujarat and indulge in a...
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<p>Kashmiri embroidery, also knows as Kashida, had its patronage in Persian and Mughal rulers. ‘Kashida’ in Persian means cursive writing. There is not much evidence to trace its origin but legend says that a Persian sufi saint brought the skill to Kashmir. It was initially only practiced in the workshops …</p>
Though the saris found in Rajasthan have a high yarn count, Kota is famous for its fine weaves and low yarn count, primarily due to the presence of Chambar, a perennial river, which makes the air moisture-laden. The greenery present in the otherwise dry state and the presence of black soil also contributes the cultivation of excellent quality cotton in the area.
Puppets from Udaipur. Puppet making is not a major craft in Udaipur and there are very few artisans left. Puppets of Udaipur are different from those found in other parts of Rajasthan. There is more attention to details for example the puppets have well painted faces with bigger eyes and males are depicted with traditional Rajasthani beard.
Turban is used in many parts of India. In India, Turban is not a symbol of fashion,but it has a lot of significance in the lives of Indians.The turbans of Rajasthan are the most colourful and impressive in whole of the India. The use of turbans was basically started by the Rajput community, who reside in the Indian state of Rajasthan. They used to wear different types of turbans and the Hindi pronunciation of turban is Paag, Safa or Pagri. Once you experience the royal culture of Rajasthan,