Traditional Kutchi handicrafts are carried on from generaton to generation. They are so beautiful and famous that they are exported overseas. These handicraft work is the piece of hard work carried out by artistic people of Kutch district. Various handicrafts include embroidery, hand block painting, wood carving, mudwall painting, silver work, pen-knives and nutcrackers, iron bell with copper coating, and seashell toys. Today we present you a brief about all of this beautiful work that every tourist must buy during RannUtsav 2015-2016
Kutch is famous for its mirrored embroidery work. These mirrors are stitched traditionally by village women on various festivals, honor deities, and generate wealth. And believe us, every village in Kutch has a unique and different style of making embroidery.
Hand Block Printing
Kutch is the homeland of hand block painting in which the design is first drawn on wood using a sharp needle. Later, the required design is carved using tools like nails, hammer, file, chisel etc. Kutchi hand block printing like Ajrakh print, Batik print and Rogan painting is world famous.
People of villages like Ludia and Dumaro are master artisans in wood carving. These people are used to make wood utensils using beautiful carving. Teak and bahuv wood are used in this fine artefacts.
Traditional bhunga houses in different villages of Kutch are the home of Mudwall painting. People paint house walls with traditional and beautiful pictures and birds.These designs are worth watching and seems like the whole village is a museum.
Here you will find the beautiful silver jewelry with stunning engraved designs. These jewelry are worth having and looks magnificent.
Pen – Knives and Nutcrackers
Kutchi people are used to present pen-knives or nutcrackers to their family and friends. They are produced by artisans who were making swords for royal families in olden days. These small pieces look very attractive and well designed.
Iron Bell with Copper Coating
Kutch is also famous for its iron bell coated with copper. They beat the mouth of bell with hammer to get the desired sound. Each design has produces different sound. These bells are now being used as church bells in foreign countries.
Made from shells, seashell toys look very beautiful in showcase. Different shells are collected and graded according to colors and shape and later used to create toys. These toys are then painted well with oil paints and sold.
Kutch Tour Guide is one of the leading travel consultancies in Kutch and offers different packages for Rann Utsav 2015-2016. We also have customized packages that are specially tailored to meet the requirements of each and every tourist. We also offer Rann Utsav online booking 2015-2016. To book or for more details you can visit our webste at www.kutchtourguide.com or call us at +91 72288 61116