Popular Crafts

The craft of Bidri or inlay on metal originated in Persia, the motifs are leaves and floral designs of Persian and Mughal art, executed with the...

The string puppets of Rajasthan are known as kathputhlis in the local lingo and the main centres where they are made are Jaipur and Jodhpur. The...

The ironsmiths or lohars of Kondagaon village in Bastar have been engaged in iron craft for generations together and indulge in making of farm...

It is believed that the craft emerged during the construction of temples and converted into hereditary craft for some families. Raghurajpura is...

Madhuban, in the Himalayan foothills of Mithila, is the home of the Madhubani paintings. Traditionally, on festive and religious occasions, and...