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...

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...

The artisans of Cane and bamboo crafts of Maharashtra make various decorative and utility items. Furniture for home, office and resorts are made....

Woollen felted namdhas with embroidered and appliqu?d design are made at Tonk and Malpura. Namdhas are generally printed and fringed. Dhurrie...

Shanti Niketan, an Abode of Peace was founded by Maharishi Debendra Nath Tagore, father of the Nobel Laureate Sri Rabindranath Tagore, who laid...