Coconut

Coconut
A coconut tree has multiple uses. Hats, mats, baskets, wall hanging, rugs, toys etc are manufactured from various parts of this tree. But, it is the shell of a coconut that is most commonly used in the art and craft world. Bowls, cups, spoons, coasters, bas, belts are formed out of the hard shell of coconut by the skilled hands of the artisans. Slowly it has found application in the fashion world and today necklace, earrings and bracelets are also manufactured by the shell. Excellent products with unique design and concepts have also been made in combination with wood, leather and metal, especially gold and silver.

This is a versatile craft and the articles made out of coconut shells range from table lamps and finger bowls to boxes and even jewellery. Basketry and mat-weaving are traditional crafts of the...
Coconut trees grow all over Kerala, and the coconut is a fruit which is used in its entirety. From the coconut shell products like bowls, vases, tea pots and hookas are crafted. Lamp stands encased...
Goa produces beautiful, decorative and utility items made out of coconut fiber. Apart from consuming the coconut in the meals it has done wonders to earn livelihood for the local artists. Artists...