Rajasthan Textiles

Dying cloth
Dying cloth

Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan in India, a region renowned for its textiles and jewelry. When spending Christmas in Jaipur this year, I certainly wanted to do some artsy shopping, though did not expect to go by way of forceful coercion, which often happens on tours with drivers. Although initially a little upset about the tuk tuk driver sneakily taking me to a textile shop and then a pashmina wholesale center, in the end it led to a very beautiful display of colors and images. The colors in India always enchant me, from the first time I came December of 2009 for an elaborate wedding. Coming from a girl who wears a constant repertoire of black, white, and grays, this is saying a lot. Nothing puts you at ease better then rainbow magic being splashed in front of you by a shop owner repeatedly convincing you that “looking is free.”

rajasthan cloth
rajasthan cloth
rajasthan cloth
rajasthan cloth
Textile work Jaipur
Textile work Jaipur

carpet making rajasthan
carpet making rajasthan

rajasthan carpet

rajasthan carpet
rajasthan carpet

Carpet making

rajasthan carpet
rajasthan carpet

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