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Sneak Peek into the world of Indian Artisans

Indian artisans are the backbone of India’s non-farm rural economy. Indian fabric industry is known throughout the world for its master class artistry work. One of the most famous places is the Indian Artisans of Rajasthan. Indian Artisans of Rajasthan are recognised for their  Royal craftsmanship. 

Indian artisans from this part of India are known to make the most novel block printing designs and patterns. One of the famous designs is fabric dyeing which is known to belong to the Chippa caste of Rajasthan. In this famous form of block print fabric artistry, the fabrics are decorated with mirror embroidery and then after the fabric is dyed, it is wooden beaden. 

Another important feature of Indian artisans of Rajasthan is the Decorative pattern that adorn all surfaces in Rajasthan. Who can forget the Rabari caste artisans, the most famous Indian Artisans group in Rajasthan. We still have glittering images of the clipped camel pattern that is novel to Rajasthan. In this form, patterns are imprinted on the hide of the camel, which are taken place during the Pushkar festivals. The Rajasthani craft industry is a symbol of the identity of India with many of its styles well known throughout the international market.

The craft of Hand block printing is one of the finest and most recognised crafts throughout the world. One such form of block print fabric art is the Bagru print fabrics. The Indian artisans are known throughout the world for this traditional craft where fabrics are printed with natural colours. Bagru print fabrics employ wooden blocks in it. In the process, the desired design is engraved on the wooden block first and then the carved block is used for replicating the design in the preferred color on the fabric.

Finally no one can forget the famous Minakari art which is one of the traditional crafts of the Indian Artisans of Rajasthan. What is exciting about this art is that it is done by fusion of individual pieces which are made out of colored glass powders. Minakari fabric is used in countless items like bells, fruit baskets, key chains and other products.

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