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Walnut Wood Carving from Jammu and Kashmir

Walnut Wood Carving from Jammu and Kashmir

Walnut wood carving is an ornamental and delicate craft process that is unique to Kashmir due to the concentration of walnut trees in this region. ...
Willow Wicker from Kashmir

Willow Wicker from Kashmir

Willow Wicker Craft , locally referred to as Keani Keam, is a hand skilled craft from kashmir involving weaving using willow reeds. Basket-weaving ...
Kora mat weaving from Kerela

Kora mat weaving from Kerela

Mats made of Kora grass are beautiful, eco-friendly crafts of Kerala. The kora grass grows abundantly in riverbanks and marshy areas. It is a highly v ...
Banjara Embroidery from Bellary

Banjara Embroidery from Bellary

The nomadic tribes or the Banjaras were wandering groups. They did not limit themselves with the boundaries and binds of the urban life. This spirit o ...
Kasuti Embroidery from Karnataka

Kasuti Embroidery from Karnataka

Kasuti embroidery is a special craft practiced mainly in Uttara Kanara district or the North Kanara district. Its secret lies in the fact that it can ...
Moonj Basketry form Uttar Pradesh

Moonj Basketry form Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh has a tradition of making baskets for everyday uses and for special occasions by coiling the outer layers of the grass called moonj. Thi ...
Pacchikari: Stone Inlay from Agra

Pacchikari: Stone Inlay from Agra

Pacchikari or the inlay of semi-precious stones—agate, turquoise, cornelian, jasper, bloodstone, mother-of-pearl, malachite and lapis lazuli—in marble ...
The gorgeous Pashmina fabric from Kashmir

The gorgeous Pashmina fabric from Kashmir

Pashmina is a fine type of cashmere wool. The textiles made from it were first woven in Kashmir. The wool comes from four distinct breeds of the Cashm ...
Sandalwood Carving from Mysore

Sandalwood Carving from Mysore

Sandalwood is of great religious importance and is an extremely expensive material for carving artifacts. Karnataka has a huge forest-belt and sandal ...
Boat Making from Kerela

Boat Making from Kerela

  The region of Ernakulam is known for its boat making expert craftsmen. The production cluster is concentrated in Alappuzha district (Alappuzha ...
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