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Leatherware
 
Jaipur, Jodhpur, Barmer and Jaisalmer are traditionally known for their footwear. Incredibly comfortable and sturdy, the jootis have artistically emroidered uppers.
Jootis - Click to enlarge Jootis.
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Leather is also an essential raw material for making musical instruments, especially percussion instruments (such as the tabla and dhol) and the stringed instruments (like kamaycha) used by Rajasthani folk musicians.
 
 
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Bikaner is known for its painted lampshades, shields and vases made from camel hide. Designer hand-bags, purses, belts, hats, stools and collapsible chairs with graphic emroideries from Tilonia village near Ajmer also make a good buy.
 
Lending the finishing
touches to
Bikaner's
camel-hide lamp
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Bikaner's camel-hide lamp  -  Click to enlarge
 
 
 
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Rajasthan Diary
is a Fictional Travelogue of a couple's visit to
the vibrant,
colorful and
historic state of Rajasthan, India. Click on any of the links below to read the travellers notes.
Destinations
Ajmer & Pushkar
Bharatpur
Bikaner
Bundi
Chittaurgarh
Jaipur
Jaisalmer
Jodhpur
Kota
Mount Abu
Ranakpur
Ranthambhor
Shekhavati
Udaipur
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People
Wildlife
Rural Bazaars
Music & Dance
Shopper's Paradise
Forts & Palaces
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