Wedding Kolam Art
Indians love colours and its natural to show the love for colors in many ways. Indian rangoli is an unique art work which is practiced throughout India. All houses are adorned with these beautiful kolam, kolam designs, rangoli kolams during special occasions like festivals, marriage etc. There are many rangoli or kolam patterns which are used to make colourful designs on the floor. Rangoli is a reflection of vibrant Indian culture for wedding day. It is a creative art done on the floors of the house or the entrance to welcome the Hindu deity Lakshmi to our homes, since, she represents good fortune.You cannot imagine an Indian festival without a rangoli.
Rangoli is created using coloured rice, dry flour, flower petals, turmeric (haldi), Vermillion (Sindoor) and coloured sand. The patterns include the face of Hindu deities, geometric shapes peacock motifs and round floral designs. Many of these motifs are traditional and are handed down by the previous generations. This makes rangolia representation of India’s rich heritage and the fact that it is a land of festivals and colour.