Rajasthani Pottery is famous art work, which is manufactured in Rajasthan and attracts most of the viewers. Pottery items of Rajasthan can be used for both decorative purpose as well as in daily use. Alwar has been known for its double cutwork pottery known as Kagji. It is made of a thin layer of clay and needs a high degree of skill. The pottery of Bikaner uses lac colors embellished with gold to give a glittering finish. We can find a wide array of terracotta articles that are prepared in Rajasthan including paper-thin pottery, white and red clay articles, painted pottery and terracotta wall plaques.

Blue Pottery

Blue Pottery of Jaipur is unique in appearance. The base for this pottery is quartz and not clay. All the materials that are used – Quartz, raw glaze, sodium sulphate and fuller’s earth or multani mitti – require the same temperature, and the pottery needs to be fired only once. This pottery is impervious, hygienic, and suitable for daily use. This perfect style of pottery is in extensive use in the form of tiles that enhances the beauty of buildings and ancient forts.

Terracotta Pottery

Terracotta is a term usually used for defining sculptures which are made in earthenware, and also those forms created for various utilitarian purposes like vessels, flower pots, bricks, and surface embellishments in buildings. The village of Molela, is another hotspot, which is 40km away in north of Udaipur. The village surpasses in terracotta pottery, sculpted plaques and idol of Rajput heroes and Hindu deities.

Paper thin pottery or Kagzi pottery

Alwar district in Rajasthan specializes in producing very paper thin pottery known as Kagzi Pottery. It is very light in weight. Other thing is that it requires a lot of experience, patience, fineness and designing skill at the same time.
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