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The Lure of pankha

by Aditya Kumar Employee

The pankha or otherwise known as a hand fan has been in trend since the medieval ages. Not only has it been popular in India but also has seen a significant rise in the world due to its appeal. The Mughals were known for their royal lifestyle and had personal attendants who used to offer ventilation standing close to their throne waving big handheld fans on both sides. The ceremonies also included these pankhas as the attendants often accompanied the king and queens wherever they went. Some of these pieces have become an obsession for those with a taste for medieval or royal handicrafts. You can purchase this unique piece of handcrafted fan made from thread, fabric, glass, and wood at Tribes India website.

The history behind

Ideally suited for the summer season the modern day pankhas have made tremendous sales in the country and also has attracted international attention from the tourists. One can find these pankhas for sale while touring the pink city Jaipur, known for its rich cultural background and medieval architecture. The materials used wide ranging from grass to cloth.

The Rajasthanis have used glass embedded in the fabric of the hand fan, along with some cut rhombus shaped mirrors to add appeal to the look. The colors used are vibrant, many pankhas feature bright and lively hues of yellow and orange along with cream as background. You will not regret your purchase of this vibrant handcrafted fan made from thread, fabric, glass, and wood available at the website of Tribe India.

Variations and demand

Some of them also use bamboo as raw material, and others have experimented with jute. No matter the, the stylish hand fans have always received high recognition from the public. Some tribes have used threads to add subtle charm to the pankha. The strands are colored in blocks and give a beautiful tonal outlook. If you are a fan of the hand fan, you will not be disappointed to own one of these pieces of handcrafted fan made from thread, fabric, glass, and wood available at Tribes India website.

About Tribes India

We are an online store that promotes the diverse heritage and traditions of the nation that date back to several eras. We delight in showcasing the talent and skills of the tribal people who are an essential part of this country. This lovely piece of Tribes India handmade hand fan is bound to attract your attention with its beautiful color combination. You can purchase this at Tribes India website.

Tribes India gives you updates on a daily basis about the traditional art in the form of blogs and articles. The primary objective of Tribes India is to serve the multiple interests of its various members in more than one particular State for the economic and social betterment of its various members and provides you all the traditional products like JewelleryPaintingsCraftsClothing  for Men and Women and various Assortments.

Source Link: https://www.tribesindia.com/the-lure-of-pankha/


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