Thursday, April 14, 2011

Romani Tinsmith in Rajasthan


The Rom people (Gypsies) originated in the Northwestern region of India and have since moved around the world. They were called "Gypsies" because they were mistakenly believed to have come from Egypt. Many Rom people traditionally work as craftsmen and are blacksmiths, cobblers, and tinsmiths. They are all over the world now but are genetically related to tribes in the Himalayas, Pakistan and India.


1 comment:

  1. That looks like the universal brother, can you spare a dime? move. Rajastan is where red was born. Ever notice the difficulty of finding a vibrant red outside of Rajastan? Go to the tiger refuge!

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