Truly Ethnic & Handmade, Think Rajasthan, Think Juttis!
What you’ll do
- Book personalized Live Experience with Mohan Lal Gujar & Mother Chanda Gujar.
- Curation of the session based on the questions asked to the customer.
- See yourself through the eyes of an artist or simply observe the genius at work.
- Understand the intricate details and techniques of making ethnic and handmade leather juttis.
- Live demonstration of what goes into this elaborate process.
- Understand the broad aspects as well as the nitty-gritty of this art called ethnic and handmade leather juttis.
- Learn about different techniques, materials, tools and threads used for the same.
- The artist also briefs you about where you can procure the material and tools for the art form.
- Maximum 2 people can book an experience. In case if you are more in number than you can drop an email to us on firstname.lastname@example.org
- Rajasthan Studio Team Member would be there to help you.
About the Artist
Mohan Lal Gujar is a traditional, extraordinary master craftsman in Leather Jutti (Mojari) craft, who was awarded Rajasthan State Award-2008 and National Merit Certificate in 2011 for his outstanding craftsmanship.
He learned craftsmanship from his mother Chanda Gujar and chose this family work as a profession to earn a livelihood. She herself earned the National award twice for the same and is a great example of women empowerment. For 300 hundred years their ancestors were making leather Mojari fulfil the demand of the Royal family as well as the common folks.
The artist is passionate about preserving and spreading this handmade art and also his family legacy, which faces tough competition from machine-made footwear.
National Merit Certificate- 2011
State Award- 2008
Inspiration and concentration are never too far away in the studio which is filled with tools, references, raw materials as well as finished pieces. Just get in, listen, observe and get lost in the meditation that is art.
About Leather Juttis
The craft of making hand made Jutti/Mojari is one with a traditional significance as it has been passed down from times long before ours. They are made using leather (from cow, camel buffalo etc. depending upon the region of production) and cotton threads, which are eco-friendly as well as strengthen the leather. Jutis have a great significance in India as the royalties wore them as well as the common people. Handmade Mojaris of Rajasthan and Punjab are well known. Though the different regions have similar processes and material they have different designs, motifs and patterns to distinguish them from one another.
Ethnic and handmade leather juttis material, tools, thread, tea and refreshments