Wood Carving of Himachal

The fine skilled craftsmanship of temple-carving can be found at Chatrahi and Brahmour in Himachal Pradesh. The temples have been skillfully chiseled and carved with intricate etchings on pillars and doors in the basholi style.

Domestic wares like water pitchers and eating bowls are made in the village of Koona near Brahmour while the craftsmen of Chamba specialise in large wooden boxes used for grain storage which are are geometrical in shape having animal motifs or abstracts on them.