Handicrafts Every Art-Lover Should Know About

Gaurav Narula By Gaurav Narula, 17th Dec 2015 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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Handicrafts define the creative endeavors undertaken by a country and also represent its art and culture in the best possible manner.

Handicrafts Every Art-Lover Should Know About

Handicrafts define the creative endeavors undertaken by a country and also represent its art and culture in the best possible manner. These artifacts are bought by art lovers for decoration purpose and can also be gifted to family or friends. One can easily select from the huge collection of handicrafts on the internet and buy them. Some online service providers also give the option to sell handicrafts online for promoting fresh talent in the art industry. Handicrafts are made using different techniques and materials; these can be categorized as below:

1. Madhubani Paintings: One of the oldest styles of paintings developed in Mithila, an area in Bihar. These are made using matchsticks, twigs, fingers and nib-pens and depict nature, deities from ancient epics and social events.

2. Handmade Batik Picture: The most developed handmade art form from Indonesia that is done on a piece of cloth by using wax on fabric that is dyed.

3. Traditional Carpets: If anyone is looking forward to decorate their home with a carpet that offers style and elegance, then traditional carpets are the best option. Kashmir offers some of the best silk carpets that are famous throughout the world for their softness and excellent craftsmanship. Bhadohi in Uttar Pradesh, also known as the Carpet City is the center to some of the best handmade carpets in South Asia. The carpets made in Bhadohi provide a traditional look to the entire place where these are put.

4. Wooden Handicrafts:
Wooden handicrafts including showpieces, statues and toys have been prevalent since ancient times. Craftsmen provide a variety of wood-based handicrafts such as candle stands, lamp shades and many more. The states of Kerala, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat and Jammu and Kashmir are known for creative wooden designs.

5. Metal Handicrafts: Brass handicraft is the most famous form of metal handicrafts with a variety of items such as vases, table-tops and ornament boxes. Other forms include bell metal handicraft that is prevalent in the states of Bihar, Manipur and Madhya Pradesh. It is used for making bells, pendants, bowls and many more.

6. Bamboo Handicrafts: An eco-friendly handicraft form in India that is used for making dolls, furniture, wall-hangings, jewelery box and many more. The states of Assam, Tripura and West Bengal are famous for this.

Where can one look for quality handicraft?

Handicrafts are available at the local emporium or on the various internet-based stores that trade handicrafts at premium price range. However, if one is looking not only to buy handicraft online but to sell handicrafts online then they should approach a reliable name such as Artiliving.


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