Popular Crafts

Mats made with kora / sedge grass are extremely delicate and highly valued. Kora grass is found in abundance along the banks of the rivers and in...

After the ban on ivory the artisans moved on to carving artefacts in horn and bone. The articles made include handles for weapons, like swords and...

The cut work of Banaras is a cotton inlay in cotton developed for furnishings, especially drapes, where it helps cut down the glare of the mid-ay...

Pearl jewellery in Andhra Pradesh is found chiefly in the Masulipatnam region and, to a lesser extent, in the old city of Hyderabad. A variety of...

Varanasi is the centre place for the stone carving articles and the people involved in this are known as raidas. . Plates, glasses, table wares,...