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Home>>North India Arts & Crafts Tour

North India Arts & Crafts Tour


Indian arts and crafts, the top of the workmanship of Indian craftsmen, have, since time immemorial, fascinated the thoughts of people, globally. Every state in India, boasts of an exclusivity and specialty, depending upon its historical influences, traditional skills, and the raw materials, locally presented. India is world famous for its deftness in paintings, exquisite embroidery, and the perfect and beautiful sculptures in stone, metal, wood, temple carvings and gracefully designed jewellery. North India is the home of a large number of tribes and sub-tribes. They have an energetic craft tradition and every family excels in craftsmanship. We provide detailed information of arts and crafts to tourists for North India Arts & Crafts Tour.

Paintings:

In North India Arts & Crafts Tour, Paintings of Rajasthan- tiny and folk are known all over the world for treatment and composition, color scheme and subjecting. The purpose of Rajasthani paintings is delight. Hence, women have been given importance in all the artists' creations.

Metalware:

North Indian craftsmen have always shown an exceptional skill in drawing, chasing and ornamenting of gold and silver articles of everyday and decorative use. The metalware of Rajasthan comprises artistic cheek work, enameled, engraved and filigree cut work on silver.

Carpets and Namdas:

The Rajasthani carpet and Namdas is but a true expression of the workers' simple philosophy, his responsive perception of nature and its changing moods convincingly translated into the craft. The color combinations are beautiful and worksmanship exquisite.

Embroidery:

In the hamlets of southwestern Rajasthan you won't spot a solitary house without an embroidered toran or frieze hung above the doorway. The women of this region and adjoining Kutch and Saurashtra districts of Gujarat are adept at needlework. Furniture, Furniture art and craft, Furniture art of Rajasthan, Furniture Arts & Crafts In Rajasthan, Rajasthan Arts Crafts, Arts Crafts of Rajasthan India

Furniture:

The furniture of Rajasthan is in harmony with its palaces and havelis, displaying similar intricate design and carving.

Pottery:

Pottery, one of the old crafts, has its own standing tradition in Rajasthan. Certain shapes are characteristic of Rajasthan. Alwar has been known for its double cutwork pottery known as "kagzi".
 

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Paintings

Rajsathan has many schools of painting having their own districts styles, well known among them being Marwar, Mewar, Hadoti Kishangarh, Dhundhur and Alwar.
 

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Metalware

The metalware of Rajasthan comprises of artistic, enamelled and engaved silverware and metalware. Popular creations in silver include wine cups, silver embossed decorative boxes, human figures, cigarette lighter cases and photo farmes.

Carpet Weaving

The carpet weaving is a true expression of the workers' simple philosophy, his sensitive perception of nature and its changing moods convincingly translated into the craft.

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Haryana was always a rendezvous for various tribes, invaders, races, cultures and faiths, going right back to BC 2500, and it witnessed the merging of numerous styles of painting.

 

Pottery

Pottery is essentially a village craft, and Haryana is essentially a village state.

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Chain stitch, be it in wool, silk or cotton, is done by hook rather than any needle. The hook is referred to as ari, and quality for quality, hook work covers a much larger area than needle work in the same amount of time.

Traditional Ornament

Rig-Veda, the oldest book in the earth, mentions ornaments worn by the gods. Rudra, a Vedic deity, is described as "shining with brilliant gold ornaments" and "wearing" an adorable, uniform necklace".

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The wood work of Punjab has also been traditionally famous. Artistic beds with comfortable, skillfully made, back rests fitted with mirrors and carved colourful legs called Pawas

Chikankari

Uttar Pradesh's capital, Lucknow, is closely associated with fine embroidery, chikankari. These cool summery shadow-work saris, kurtas, and veils have been in vogue in this city for hundreds of years.

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Furniture

The furniture of Rajasthan is in harmony with its palaces and havelis, displaying similar intricate design and carving.

North India States

Delhi

Delhi
There is famous saying that goes…One who knows Delhi is a loser and one who doesn’t know Delhi is also a loser. Which is very true.

 

Haryana

Haryana
Haryana is situated in the heart of North India which means that most of the main routes connecting Delhi to other parts of India pass through this state.

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Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh
Nestled in the Himalayas, Himachal Pradesh is blessed with some of the most spectacular and beautiful landscapes.
 

Jammu & Kashmir

Jammu & Kashmir
Located in the northern part of the Indian subcontinent, the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir lies in the vicinity of the Karakoram and western Himalayan mountain ranges.

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Punjab

Punjab
 The word Punjab is derived from the word meaning Five Rivers namely: Indus, Ravi, Sutlej, Beas, and Jhelum that flow towards the southeast crossing the entire state.

Rajasthan

Rajasthan
Rajasthan- the Land of Rajputs is a majestic tapestry of camels plodding over soft sand dunes of the Thar Desert.

 

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Uttaranchal

Uttranchal
This nascent hill state is situated on the foothills of Shivaliks and is actively being promoted for tourism by the state government.
 

Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh is a panorama of diverse cultures and religions and encompasses a breathtaking landscape within itself.
 

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