Popular Crafts

Before plastic was introduced in India, combs were made of wood, bamboo, metal, bone, and ivory. Whether simple in design or an intricate work of...

The diverse traditions and religions in Tripura are visible in the wood craft. Wood-carving is widely practised among the hill tribes as well as...

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...

Assam is the home of several types of silks, the most prominent and prestigious being muga, the golden silk found exclusively in this state. Muga...

Cane and bamboo is available in plenty in the hilly state of Meghalaya. The fibre grows very fast and some variety can even grow by a meter per...