India is a land of vibrant culture, customs, traditions, rituals and handicrafts that brings out the true essence of South Asia. Indian handicrafts items are the center of attraction among all overseas travelers that come to India, in search of something unique in style, design and craftsmanship. So, it is these special handicrafts items from all over India, that tells a true story of Incredible India. For example, wood carvings, carpet weaving and shawl weaving from Kashmir, Phulkari from Punjab, clay pottery work from Gujarat, marble inlay work from Rajasthan, Tant from Bengal, Muga from Assam and lots more. Indian handicraft items are known the world over for its intricate and elaborate craftsmanship, that instantly catches the attention of all. One can definitely shop for a unique collection of Indian handicrafts items that are available in the exclusive handicraft emporiums in the state capitals of all major states such as New Delhi, Jaipur, Mumbai, Srinagar, Ahmedabad and Kolkata. The extensive craftsmanship on hardwood, stone, fabric, and clay is truly worth admiring, and it is the exquisite designs, patterns and inlay work that brings about that exclusiveness and unique appeal. Indian handicrafts are shipped the world over, as there is a huge demand for such unique items in Europe, Americas, Middle East and the Far East.
Unique Designs & Style
Indian craftsmanship on any material and fabric is simply outstanding, and it is hugely popular among Westerners, as they get a glimpse of authentic Indian handicrafts that are done by master artisans. For example, the Tant saree weavers of Bengal and the Phulkari weavers of Punjab are the best examples. It comes all from rural India, where practically every home has a handloom, a carpenter’s desk, a pottery wheel or stone blocks with hammer and chisel. These master artisans have exceptional skills that are passed on from one generation to the other. Similarly, in southern India, especially in the state of Tamil Nadu, you find homes in Kanchipuram that weaves the famed Kanjivaram sari, and in Thanjavur (Tanjore), there are homes that have artisans who create outstanding stone carvings of Gods and Goddesses. So, it is not hard to imagine that India is a land of exceptional talent when it comes to unique handicrafts items in wood, stone, clay or fabric. The designs are ‘one of a kind’ and the craftsmanship is truly elaborate and ornate. Visit India anytime of the year, and buy a classic stone idol from a workshop or an ethnic Indian attire like an embroidered saree that you would preserve it as a souvenir, for the rest of your life.