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Experiences of Rajasthan - Textiles -- Terracotta

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Textiles -- Terracotta

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An age old craft in Rajasthan saw dust, mashed and mixed finely with mud and clay in a semi solid paste on which the image is sculpted and later dried and polished in colour retaining its natural hue, they make best of decorative items with authentic ethnicity .
Every village and community has its potters, and the pots for everyday use along with other storing vessels , hookahs, chillums, coin-banks ,pickle jars, etc...
Places where they made are:

Alwar: for paper thin kagji pottery.
Bikaner: known for its painted pottery tinted with lac colours.
Jaisalmer: stone wares
Molela (near Udaipur): wall plaques generally depicting the images of Heroes or the religious ones.
Pokaran: the potters make tiny bells with clay that resound like their bellmetal counterparts.

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