Split ply camel girths of Rajasthan are generally made manually by hand without involving any sort of loom. Goat hair or cotton cord is woven into...
Bow & Arrow/Teer Kaman of Rajasthan
Rajasthan is the land of colorful history of royalty and invasions. In the southern part of Rajasthan there are people belonging to Bhil community. Bhil basically means bow. People of this community are skilled at archery and are known as bow men of Rajasthan. It is believed that during the Mahabharata time Eklavya existed who was a bhil and he surpassed the talent of Arjuna only to subdue by the command of his guru.
The bows and arrows are made out of bamboo and other wood. They are available in the original forms as well as for the decorative purposes. These bows do have fancy attachments like frills, beads, lace of golden and silver threads etc.