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Gangaur Idol Making of Rajasthan

Clay, Terracotta, Pottery, Wood

Gangaur Idol Making of Rajasthan

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Originally made by kneading the ashes from Holika fire and mud, Gangaur idol making venerates the Goddess Gangaur.  However, these composition of these idols has been replaced by wood and clay modeled to resemble the worshipper by artists of the Matheran and Usta communities. Production clusters are centered around Bikaner. Tools such as chisels and carving tools are used for the carving process.

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