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Jaipur Handicrafts 20161021_224538

Jaipur Handicrafts

October 22nd 2016
Block printing of fabrics. Hand tying of knots as many as 450 per square inch. Once again fell in love with handmade carpets. Phil resisted buying one for me. They plied us with a cup of rum and Indian-style appetisers. What's a few thousand dollars if they're made of silk or camel hair? ... read more
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Indian Flag The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, dates back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Arab in... ... read more
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