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The Kishangarh school is best known for its Bani Thani paintings. A totally different style with highly exaggerated features - long necks, large almond-shaped eyes, long fingers and the use of subdued colours.The verdant greenery of the Kota-Bundi region is reflected in the paintings of that region.
 
Miniature Painting - Click to enlarge
 
Miniature Painting (Bani-Thani) - Click to enlarge
 
The rulers of Amer-Jaipur were the closest to the Mughals and a strong Mughal influence crept into their paintings.
 
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Pottery
 
Rajasthan's terracotta tradition, dating back to the Indus Valley Civilization, continues today in all parts of the state. The plaques of Molela (a small town near Udaipur) are a must-buy.
Molela craftman at work - Click to enlarge  
Molela craftman at work. Click to enlarge Blue Pottery
Clay is extensively used for making pots, dolls and other objects. Brush-painted images of folk divinities are sold in village fairs during festive times such as Gangaur, Teej and Diwali.
Jaipur is the home of glazed blue-pottery, which has its origin in Persia. Vases, flower pots, bowls, water pots and other objects are produced in traditional geometrical and floral motifs, as well as hand-painted details of Rajasthani legends.
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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.
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the travellers notes.
Destinations
Ajmer & Pushkar
Bharatpur
Bikaner
Bundi
Chittaurgarh
Jaipur
Jaisalmer
Jodhpur
Kota
Mount Abu
Ranakpur
Ranthambhor
Shekhavati
Udaipur
Awards
People
Wildlife
Rural Bazaars
Music & Dance
Shopper's Paradise
Forts & Palaces
Fairs & Festivals
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