Popular Crafts

Traditionally the pots and the other items are made on the wheel. Clay is the main raw material which is found locally. Crafts persons design...

Micro-calligraphy and painting on rice grain(s) is an old Indian tradition. This craft requires immense concentration, neatness of hand, and keen...

Aranmula is a small village near Chengannur in Kerala and is renowned for making a special type of metallic mirrors with bell metal, an alloy of...

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...

In the hot and dusty plains of north India, chiks have traditionally been used to keep out the dust as well as the blinding heat of the hot summer...