Handicrafts are a replication of ritual and legacy of Rajasthan telling the stories of culture and the history of the state. It often encompasses tales dating back to thousands of years of the queens and the kings and tells stories of the state and their culture and the heritage associated to it. The FORHEX Fair of Rajasthan will not only showcase the widest possible range of Crafts and Textiles but will also double up as a practical retail area for products made by local artisans, the student bodies of various craft & design institutes and the exporters thereby providing them rich clientele of local, national as well as international buyers.
FORHEX stands for the Federation of Rajasthan Handicraft Exporters is a body dedicated to the Handicraft and Textile sector of Rajasthan established since 2001. The federation is known for its active campaigning of the textile and handicraft items and the respective associated areas at State, National as well as International level. It mostly organized in the capital city of Jaipur and thousands of people come to see the artifacts of the artisans. This is a three-day event and people can get unending decorative items under one roof under which home decorating items that would display some exclusive handicraft and textile products at the show that starts from housewares ,decorative gifts, fashion jewelry and furnishings.
The state of Rajasthan can be considered to be the home of furnishing items. Here, craftsmen their skills down the generation. They also teach new students the artwork behind Indian wooden handicrafts. Indian furniture manufacturers, especially from Jodhpur, have made a strong presence in the international markets. While prices would undoubtedly vary as per the design and quality of the product, each item is precious nevertheless.
You can get to see some of the eye-catching handicrafts items like wooden furniture and handicrafts, carpets, blue pottery are very inviting to shoppers. Known for its traditional, colorful art, tie and dye prints, the block prints, Bagaru prints, Sanganer prints, Zari embroidery are promising export products from Rajasthan.