Keyword
Match



Arts & Crafts

Bandhani
Dhurries
Furnishings
Furniture
Mat-no-Chandarvo
Pottery
Silver And Stone Crafts
Zari Embroidery
Patan Patola
Region
East India
West India
North India
South India
Central India
Adventure Wildlife
Beaches
Historical
Spiritual
Deccan Odyssey
Fairy Queen Train
Palace on Wheels
The Royal Orient
World Time
Train Schedule
Currency Info
Distance Calculator
Indian Railway Reservation
Weather Report
STD Code
ISD Code
FAQ
Tips
Packing List
Must Explore
How to reach India
Travel risks
Foreign embassies in India
Indian embassies in Foreign
Facts about India
Visa & passport
Home>>West India>>Gujarat>>Arts-Crafts>>Dhurries

 Dhurries Carpets of Gujarat

Dhurries Carpets

Dhurries Carpets, Dhurries Carpets art and craft, Dhurries Carpets art of Gujarat, Dhurries CarpetsDhurries, carpets, blankets and rugs are natural fiber on primitive pitlooms in the villages of Kutch. Wankars dexterously weave designs with their hands while the mechanism is worked by foot pedals. The result, gorgeous patterns and remarkable colours combinations. Durries can be made from wool, goat hair and cotton. Colourful quilts and camel comparison are also woven traditionally on pitlooms, shuttle looms and other handlooms. Handloom weaving is an important occupation in villages on the Ahmedabad - Bhavnagar highway.

Totally felted, inlaid 'namdas' and woven 'durries' from Kachchh Kharal, a traditional floorspread from Kachchh, is woven entirely with camel and goat hair. The Sodha community makes 'Ari', embroidered wall hanging and decorative pieces of embroidery.

Where To Buy
A typical market selling these things has come up at Law Garden in Ahmedabad. It is held in the evening and goes on till late night. Visitors throng this market in search of best buy.

 

More Arts and Crafts in Gujarat

>> Bandhani

>> Dhurries

>> Furnishings

>> Furniture

>> Mat-no-chandarvo

>> Pottery

>> Silver And Stone Crafts

>> Zari Embroidery

>> Patan Patola

 

More Information About Gujarat

 
>> City >> Cuisine >> Arts and Crafts >> Fairs and Festivals
 

 

Comments for Dhurries

 
 
 
 

User Gallery for this Page

 
View All Images for this Page (0)
 

Please login to add comments or upload Images

 
Email : Password :

 

 
 

East India  |  West India  |  North India  |  South India  |  Central India  |   By State  Theme tour  |   Rail tour  |  Travel Links  |  Site Map Contact us