India with its 5000 long years of continuous history, a numerous mix of cultures, rich diversity, religions,
cultural heritage, ethnicity and traditions have an equal amount of impact on the diversification of its art
India have 29 states and each state have varied ethnic items with unique designs and pristine
craftsmanship that have only evolved with time.
So let us take you to a journey to the land of unending delights through our blog.
1. Rajasthan :
Rajasthan is one of the richest state of India in terms of handicraft items. Each little village of
Rajasthan has its own craftsmen patronized by the local peoples. Rajasthani crafts are loved and
sought by most markets across the world. It is known for its colorful, lively and wonderful crafts
which are used to adorn household as interior decoration.
Famous handicrafts of Rajasthan – Handmade Jewelry, Blue Pottery, Ivory Works, Rajasthani
Paintings, Wooden crafts, Marble Crafts, Quilts and carpets.
2. Kashmir :
Kashmir is one of the place in India that is best known for its cultural heritage and rich craft
which has prevailed since a very long time. The famous Basholi Qalam paintings which are kept
in famous museums across the world are found in Kashmir. Its handicrafts are known all over
the world for their artistic work and grandeur. The scenic beauty and ethnicity of Kashmir has
enabled a variety of motifs, techniques and crafts to flourish on this land.
Famous handicrafts of Kashmir – Walnut Wood Carving, Willow Baskets, Paper Machie, Copper
and Brass Crafts.
3. Odisha :
Odisha the land of enchanting beauty is well known for its exquisite handicrafts. Odisha’s
religious heritage has played one of the most dynamic roles in designing the infinite variety of
crafts available in the state. Buddhism, Jainism, Shivaism and Vaishnavism have left their
imprints on Odisha’s ancient art and crafts as have its strong tribal traditions. Its sea faring
history too has brought in influences from Indonesia and China.
Famous handicrafts of Odisha – Stone Arts, Applique Arts, Wooden Carvings, Patta chitra, Cow
Horn Crafts, Dhokra Crafts.
4. Karnataka :
Karnataka is blessed with the amazing handicrafts which is most sought after things for tourists
because of their uniqueness. The handicrafts of Karnataka are produced by using traditional
methods, which are proved to be the hallmark of fineness in craftsmanship of Karnataka
artisans. The dense forests of Karnataka, rich flora and fauna, have inspired a variety of crafts.
The art of exclusive crafts making in Karnataka has passed on from one generation to another,
thus making it a timeless tradition.
Famous handicrafts of Karnataka – Rosewood and Sandalwood Carving, Mysore Paintings,
Leather Lamps, Ivory Carving, Brassware.
5. Uttar Pradesh :
Uttar Pradesh is a state where the skills of arts and crafts is worshipped as gods and passed on
from one generation to another. It is a land of art and artisans. The state has patronized art
forms since the days of Mughals. Nawabs of Awadh and other nobles later carried the tradition
forward. The artisans of U.P have mastered the best sketches, designs, patterns and structure
that are unique in their own nature captivating the hearts of every one who looks at them. Each
region of U.P deals with some specific art or craft.
Famous handicrafts of Uttar Pradesh – Brass Metal ware, Glass Ware, Pottery, Marble and soft
stone craft, Wood carving.