Popular Crafts

Wooden masks of West Bengal are an important part of the social and cultural activities of the state. The artisans are present in Purulia who make...

The practitioners of this craft form differ from the usual painters in the sense that they are known as 'patidars' and not 'chitrakars' which...

Lucknow, in Uttar Pradesh, was and is the centre of chikan embroidery, renowned for its timeless grace and its gossamer delicacy, a skill more...

The artist of the Shantiniketan, Bolpur pioneered the papier mache craft and over the years there are a number of artisans who are practicing this...

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