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Monday, January 5, 2015

Wooden replicas of Jharokas

The last post  contains some information about wood work of Rajasthan. While writing about wood work of Rajasthan, replicas of Jharokas cannot be missed.
Basically Jharoka is a balcony constructed in Indian Architecture. The Jharokha projects out of the window and decorated with beautiful carvings and painted.
Jharokas in different types :
Image courtesy - Wikipedia

Image courtesy - Wikipedia

Image courtesy - Wikipedia   
The wood workers of Rajasthan make the small replicas of these Jharokas. There are very artistic. The Jharokas are carved on the wood and painted with different colors.



Each one is unique and very artistic. Its a perfect artifact to decor your home. Isn't it?
Love , laugh and live the life to the fullest,
-Ranjana

13 comments:

  1. Such beautiful photos Ranjana. I love how you share such traditional crafts
    Cheers
    Dr Sonia
    Cards Crafts Kids Projects

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  2. brilliant pictures Thanks for sharing the info
    anandhirajan

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  3. Amazing photos of Jharokas... I didn't these before, thanks for sharing it... Jaslynn, Ecbilla

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  4. Interesting stuff i am glad to have discovered your blog

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    1. Thanks Alka. I'm really honored by your words .

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  5. It is and I want to have one when I settle down permanently.

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  6. They do make wonderful wall pieces. You have a good collection.

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