Popular Crafts

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 Kalighat paintings were very popular form of art in the past. The popularity can be judged from the fact that they were they were replicated...

Cane and bamboo craft in Manipur is an integral part of their daily life. It is a traditional craft and has been practiced from time immemorial....

Minakars belong to the Sonar or Soni caste of Kshatriyas and identify themselves with the name of Minakar or Verma. This is a hereditary craft and...

Coir craft of Orissa is mainly practised at Sakhigopal, Puri, Pipli, Bhubaneswar Batamangala and Kendrapara. The local artists collect the fine...