Coir Toys of Orissa

Coir craft of Orissa is mainly practised at Sakhigopal, Puri, Pipli, Bhubaneswar Batamangala and Kendrapara. The local artists collect the fine and the rough coir from the local coastal areas for the craft. Sometimes the coir are coloured to create attractive craft. Designing is all the imagination of the artists and the skill of his magical fingers appears by pilling the coir and knotting it with a sturdy thread.