Kolam for beginners

Traditional kolam designs suitable for beginners. The steps to making these kolams are pretty self explanatory. Start with the dots (if any) and then followed by the lines. Once done, optionally, the enclosed areas of the kolam may be filled with color rangoli powder.

pink rose rangoli
This rangoli was published on 2005-09-08.
Knot of eternity kolam
The Knot of Eternity or Endless Knot symbolizes the inter-relatedness of all things and the endless interaction between wisdom and compassion. It can also be interpreted as a symbol of longevity,...
3 - 1 kolam with interlaced dots
3 - 1 : kolam with interlaced dotsStart with 3 dots in the center and reduce dots going up and coming down
3 - 3 kolam with parallel dots
3 - 3 : kolam with parallel dotsThis kolam has 3 rows of 3 dots each.
4 - 4 kolam with parallel dots
4 - 4 : kolam with parallel dotsThis kolam has 4 rows of 4 dots each.
4 - 4 kolam with parallel dots
4 - 4 : kolam with parallel dots This kolam has 4 rows of 4 dots each.
4 - 4 kolam with parallel dots
4 - 4 : kolam with parallel dots. This kolam has 4 rows of 4 dots each.
4 - 4 kolam with parallel dots
4 - 4 : kolam with parallel dots. This kolam has 4 rows of 4 dots each.
5 - 1 kolam with interlaced dots
5/5 kolam with interlaced dots Start with 5 dots at the center and reduce the number of dots at the top and bottom.
5 / 5 kolam with parallel dots
5/5 kolam with parallel dots This kolam has 5 rows of 5 dots each.

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