The fame of Rajasthan is also known for the great Rajputana Culture. Rajasthan is famous for its history and excellent art and architecture. And when talking about the art, one of the famous art of Rajasthan is Marble Handicrafts. Blend of colors and exclusive intricate designs are the lifeline of Rajasthani tradition and culture.
The era of marble crafting started from the early age or can say when Mughals ruled India. In that period the Mughal Emperors trained and skilled the craftsmen in the crafting of marble and later on, they were adored by Rajputana Rulers. And most of the Rajputana rulers were from the land of Rajasthan so in later time Rajasthan becomes the hub of Marble Handicrafts.
There are many types of marble found in India, but Makrana marble is one of the finest qualities which are found in Rajasthan. Major of the marble handicrafts in Rajasthan are made from Makrana Marble. These marbles are of very good quality and handicrafts made from this marble are the best types.
There are numerous types of Marble Handicrafts present which are adored by all over the world. Marble Vases, Marble Lamps, Marble decorative, Marble Artifacts, Marble Pooja Ghars, Marble Paintings, Decorative Marble Pen Stands etc are the handicrafts which are used everywhere. With respect to the types, there is something more interesting about the marble handicrafts and that is carving and crafting.
The makers are highly skilled and professional. First, the stone is carved, sometimes with hands and some time with machines. But still, for some artifacts, the craftsmen use their hands to create engraving on the surface. And the beauty created by hand is mesmerizing, it is beyond the words.
Next thing comes is the painting of these handicrafts. Again painting is done by highly skilled craftsmen. With fine brush strokes and glossy colors, the painted Marble Handicrafts becomes a beautiful piece of art. The finely detailed color gives a lively touch to the handicrafts. Also, the paintings on the marble surface involve traditional art forms.
There are many painting styles which you can see on these Marble Handicrafts. You can see beautiful Madhubani paintings with pretty colors. The core traditional Rajasthani style Bani-Thani paintings can also be visualized on different marble lamps. There is a stone work also which is a complimentary to it.
Stone work is the assembling of beautiful stone stuck on the surface. The stones can be Kundan, gem stones or colorful glass stones. After painting the surface of the marble handicrafts, to enhance the beauty of Marble Handicr these stones are engraved with the paintings. The stone work gives an elegant and classy finish to the product.
Decorating home with classy marble artifacts is always a good option. If you are not from Rajasthan or finding a way to involve this beautiful product in your adornment then you can search the option online. These are the soul of Rajasthani Culture which showcase the richness and beauty of traditions.