Mojari From Handicraft Shopping in Rajasthan
wears are one of the most important part and parcel of our entire wardrobe.
From the time immemorial, people are wearing foot wears to protect their
feet from many external elements that can harm their feet.
Nowadays, foot wears are not only used to protect the feet but also to
enhance the beauty of the dress With the rapid changing fashion scenario of
the world, Indians have gradually understand the importance of the foot
wears fashion in their life. And to cater these new emerging trend of Indian
fashion, Indian markets are overflowed with various designs, colors of foot
wears that can match the beauty of the dress. From shoes to Boots to Sandals
to Kolapuri chappals to Slippers to Jutis to Mojaris, there is an endless
list available in the Indian foot wear market.
If you are in a mood to dress up in traditional attire for a wedding or any
festival or any party occasion, than to compliment your dress, you can wear
traditional foot wears like Mojari or Jutis. Mojari is an ethnic Indian foot
wear that are wore by both men and women. It very well goes with the
traditional dresses like lehenga chunri, ghagra choli, Salwar Kammej, kurta
pyjama and sherwani.
Royal land of Rajasthan, which is famous for its tale of chivalry and
valor, is also famed for the colorful Mojari. It is basically a handcrafted
foot wear which has historical value. Mojaris are made by the artisans
mostly using vegetable tanned leather of buffalo, cow or camel. They are
different from juttis. Mojaris are referred to a man's closed shoe with an
extended curled toe, while as juttis have flat fronts. Another significant
difference between Mojari and Juttis is that mojaris have open look from
behind whereas in juttis, the rear is normally covered. Mojaris are very
delicate in nature and have flat sole.
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In the royal era, mojaris were worn by the people of the royal family.
Royal people love to wear Mojaris that are embroidered with real gold and
silver threads and decorated with precious gems and pearls. But with the
gradual passage of time, artificial materials, beads, brass nails, cowries
shells, mirrors, bells and ceramic beads are used to embellished them, so
that these can be used by the masses.
The ordinary Mojari is either pointed in shape, or rounded. The upper part
of a mojari comprises of leather or simply textile. Both the upper and lower
parts of majori are joined together by a paste and then stitched by white
cotton thread. There are various forms pf Majoris available in market such
as gol-panja (Round Toe), chota-panja (Small Toe), salem shahi (Pointed
Places to Shop Mojari in Rajasthan, Every region in Rajasthan has its specially designed majoris which very
well displays the cultural diversity, local ethos and ethnicity of the
region. Jaipur, Jodhpur and Bikaner cities of Rajasthan are famous in the
entire country for their exquisitely carved majoris.
With the passage of time and dictated by technological improvement and
market demand, non-leather is also, now, being used for its production.
Slip-on jutties, sandals and slippers are a few modernized versions of