November 18, 2017
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Indian Handicrafts

Pottery

Pottery Hand Art is the material from which the potteryware is made, of which major types include earthenware, stoneware and porcelain. The place where such wares are made is also called “potteries”. Pottery also refers to the art or craft of the potter or the manufacture of pottery. It is a very old and traditional rural Indian Handicraft. [… More info …]

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Embroidery

Embroidery art is the handicraft of decorating fabric or other materials with needle and thread. Embroidery art may also incorporate other materials such as metal strips, pearls, beads, quills, and sequins. A characteristic of embroidery is that the basic techniques or stitches of the earliest work—chain stitch, buttonhole or blanket stitch, running stitch, satin stitch, cross stitch—remain the fundamental techniques of hand embroidery today.
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Woodwork

A WoodWork HandiCraft is the process of building, making or carving something using wood. Historically, woodworkers relied upon the woods native to their region, until transportation and trade innovations made more exotic woods available to the craftsman. Woods can be sorted into three basic types – hardwoods typified by tight grain and derived from broadleaf trees, softwoods from coniferous trees, and man-made materials such as plywood and MDF. [… More info …]

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Carpets

Carpet Handicraft is a textile floor covering consisting of an upper layer of “pile” attached to a backing. The Indian Carpets are well known for their designs with attention to detail and presentation of realistic attributes. The Carpets industry in India flourished more in its northern part with major centers found in Kashmir, Jaipur, Agra and Bhadohi City. [… More info …]