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Idol Making of Rajasthan

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Idol Making of Rajasthan

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Idol making is craft practiced in the regions of Jaipur, Alwar, Sikandra, Manpur and Dausa. Marble is sourced from Makrana, Bhainslana and Jhirri. Objects such as idols of gods and goddesses, stands on which the idols are placed, portrait busts etc are made under this craft-form. Tools such as hammer, chisel, chapti- tool used for smoothening the stone, patti- stone used for polishing, guniya- right angle, prakaar- divider, drill, files and emery etc are used for crafting process.

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