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Indian native has an extremely rich art custom, recognized by great appearance and mixed art history. Difficult designs, styles, painfully crafted typical monuments, shrines and statues, all are spectacular works of art of craftsmanship. All handicrafts of India and styles were mostly representations of existence, socio governmental conditions and fort and court moments. Historical studies have revealed that the period of produce, for a given handicraft items item can be described from its production technique, styles and materials used.
What is handicraft? The custom and culture of a particular place is shown by its handcraft products. It carries stories of the past of the rulers and leaders, and tells stories of its culture. Wooden handcraft like designed figures, painted symbol, mentally stimulating games board, animal character and other Indian Handmade items of wood are designed successfully by the skilled artisan.If you take a closer look at these wooden handicraft items, they represent the spirit of Indian Craftsmanship in true spirits along with style and beauty. They are widely used as gift articles due to their attractive looks.
Today, handicraft is flourishing in the Indian industry because of its rich cultural heritage and diversity. Indian handicraft items ranges from wooden stone, metal, glass, bamboo, cane, clay, terracotta ceramics, and textiles. Majority of its production is exported to different countries; the most popular items in Indian handicrafts are brass ware, pen holder, vases, candle stand, Christmas items, ceramic pots, and other products of paper. Different states of India like north eastern Manipur, Tripura, Northern States of Rajasthan, Gujarat, Kashmir or the southern part, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, and Kerala are popular for its handicraft collection. Each States offers a wide range of handicrafts, with its own identity. These handicraft items represent quality craftsmanship. Metal handicrafts metals like iron, silver, gold, white metal, sand stones and semi-precious stones which are embossed and carved with beautiful designs. From time to time handicraft trades and exhibitions are organized for handicraft lovers all over the world.
Our nation is one of the significant providers of handcraft to the international industry. Highly labour intensive, and basically cottage based, the industry is more widespread in the rural and urban areas. The industry provides a livelihood for more than 6 million artisans including a big share of women artisans, and people from the weaker sections of the country. Indian Craftsmanship and Styles of each age indicate the way of life, customs and activities of that particular era.Every age, every dynasty, every empire has its influence and essence in the crafts belonging to those times, therefore making India's heritage diverse and culturally rich. Indian Traditional Jewellery, Beaded Jewellery, Tribal Jewellery, Phulkari art, Madhubani Paintings, Miniature Paintings, Tanjore Paintings, Warli Paintings, Cotton Fabrics, Jute Products (Bags, Mats) Bamboo & Cane Products (Furniture, Decorative), Glass Crafts, Stone & Marble Crafts, Leather Crafts (Shoes, Bags) Shell Crafts (Jewellery, Decorative) are some of the major Indian Crafts products. Apart from these there are huge variety of Crafts Products are available in both Indian and International market.
There is huge demand for Indian Crafts Products in both domestic and international market. Major part of Crafts Industry is dominated by small & medium scale enterprises. To deliver quality products & match the demand & supply, there is need of greater technological support & innovativeness in industry. Crafts are an integral part of Indian Culture and will continue to play a major role in the Cultural and Economic well-being of India.