What is Rangoli? Importance of Rangoli – Rangoli Designs
The word “Rangoli” has been derived from the Sanskrit word “Rangavalli”. Rangoli is an ancient art form native to Indian Subcontinent. Rangoli is an art in which pattern is created on the floor of the living room or near the door step of the home or at the business place. Rangoli is usually made during Diwali festivals but it is also common during the other festival occasions such as Dusshera or Pongal or in big events such as marriages.
The materials used for creating Diwali Rangoli are dry flour, Colored Rice, colored sand, flower petals, wet powdered rice in which vermilion (Sindoor)or turmeric (Haldi) or any other natural colors can be added to make it colorful. Modern colors are the modern variants or you can also make Rangoli with Diyas. The main reason to decorating Diwali is the belief that it brings good luck in the family. The work of depicting the rangoli design is traditionally done by women’s of the house.
There are 2 main ways to Create Rangoli, these are Dry and Wet and it usually depends on the materials used in making of Rangoli for Diwali. The shapes of the rangoli are usually in circle, square or hexagon. You can also get inspired from nature and use leaves, flower petals and feathers to decorate your rangoli design. Nowadays, a Representational form of Designs is also getting popular such as Rangoli Designed in the shape of Peacock, eagle, icon, landscape or gods. There are also ready made Rangoli Patterns are available in the market or you can buy it online at less price.
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There are many Rangoli Pattern Stickers which you can use if you don’t want to get into the hard work of making of rangoli. But you must buy good quality, durable and waterproof rangoli sticker. The best part about the stickers is that it Can be attached not only to the floor but also on the wall, on the door, on the fridge, etc. And are available in different sizes and shapes.
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How to Make a Rangoli – Rangoli Kit
Now the point comes how to make a rangoli, if you are a pro in making it, you know how to start but what about the people who are a beginner in making rangoli. You can use Rangoli Toolkit or Rangoli kit to make Rangoli. These Kits are easily available in the market or you can buy it online. these Rangoli Kits includes Stencils in different shapes, designs and sizes, Colors for making it colorful and many more things such as outliner pen which is used to outline Rangoli and Sparkles.
I hope you enjoy reading this post and get all the secrets behind Rangoli, Read our other posts also and Happy Diwali to you.
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