Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Royal Cradles

Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur houses a rich collection of the royal cradles. The cradles are decorated with gilt mirrors and figures of fairies, elephant and birds.






28 comments:

Louise said...

This is so enchanting. How wonderful these things are. I am glad they are no within my reach or I know I would want to collect things so unusual and beautiful.

Lilli & Nevada said...

Wow that is absolutely gorgeous, I would love to see that for real .

chrome3d said...

It must feel luxurious to sleep in one of those.

dot said...

I'd love to see that for real too! Very beautiful!

Deborah Godin said...

So much more beautiful than the ones over here with cartoons on them!

Bobbie in Hawaii said...

Wow, I don't think I've ever seen such elaborate cradles. Amazing.

evlahos said...

well done for ones more

Yen said...

Interesting place! I've never been to India yet but the husband did already. I hope to visit your country someday!~

babooshka said...

Very interesting and so beautifully photographed

Inkivääri said...

How beautiful beds - it would be nice to see them for real!

Klaus said...

Wonderful images! Well done!
Cheers, Klaus

P.S.: Would you be so kind to invite your visitors, to visit the MyWorld site, by creating a link back? The more people see and participate the more interesting MyWorld gets! ;) Thanks!
Your MyWorld Team

Indrani said...

Hi all, thanks for the wonderful comments!

Hi Klaus I have already provided a link back. :)Thanks!

Gattina said...

I would love so much to see your pictures, but I guess my computer is on strike ! I can't see anything.

uncleawang said...

Interesting place to visit.Beautiful indeed.

Rambling Woods said...

These are so beautiful..when I was brought home my mother used a small box...there was no money..LOL...

Mar said...

Wonderful pieces!! very beautiful and so special.

fishing guy said...

That was an interesting look at your world.

indicaspecies said...

That's a nice post with beautiful photos Indrani. I can't wait to see the exquisite Mehrangarh Fort.

Do drop in sometime for My World Tuesday post at: http://indicainq8.wordpress.com

- celine

Brit' Gal Sarah said...

I alwasy look forward to your posts, you live in such an interesting country. I have wished to visit a Maharajahs Palace for years and enjoy your tours greatly

SandyCarlson said...

What an amazing way to begin life in this world! Those cradles are simply amazing.

Mojo said...

Wow I missed getting by here for TMW, but I'm glad I didn't miss it altogether!

bahut khoobsurat!

Villager said...

Happy WW! Remarkable photos and culture...

I invite your blog readers to see America's First Family!

YES WE CAN!
Villager

DNLee said...

that's beautiful craftmanship and art work.

Arija said...

Wonderful post, charming and enchanting.

Lawstude said...

very lovely. thanks for sharing your world.

Lakshmi said...

lovely pics Indrani..i somehow miss these posts as I follow Ishare ...you must link them

Glennis said...

These cradles are wonderful, so ornately carved and decorated, just worthy of a little Prince or Princess.

HOBO said...

I wish one swing.
:)