The use of brick was almost
unknown in the geologically rich land of Rajasthan
which produces the country's finest marble,
sandstone, quartz and slate.
craftsmanship of Rajasthani stone workers is amply
visible in the numerous temples and palaces. For the
connoisseur, there are life-like statues and the
intricately carved pillars and
(latticed grilles). The finest examples of
jali work can
be seen in the various havelis
(mansions) of Jaisalmer.
intricate jalis of Jaisalmer - click to