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The Handicrafts of India

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Carved Wooden Platform
Notice the Simhamukha motif at the center
Intricately Carved Platform
Handicrafts of India
Farmer at Work -- Wooden Carving

Elephants in the Forest
Wooden Carving
Embroidery on Wool
Eaborate Woolen Embroidery

Intricate carving in sandalwood
Handicrafts of India

Hand carved Mahishasura Mardini (also called Chamundeshwari) along with the name of the artist

Ghareva art -- bell metal bull cast by a tribal artist
Bell Metal Bull
Kasooti Design
Design from the Pallu (the throw) of a sari

Golden Leaves and Red Fruits
Embroidered design from an Indian drape
Embrodiery Design
Idol of Ganesh
An idol of Ganesh made with clay

Front and Back Sides of a Sandal-wood Carving
Handicrafts of India
Handicrafts of India
Carved Wooden Idol of Krishna

Krishna and Radha - Wall Plate
Krishna-Radha with cows
Indian Handicrafts
Carved Wooden Jar
Carved Wooden Jar
A prize winning entry at the national competition of handicrafts

The Guardians od Directions (the Ashtadikpalas) in a Painted Wood
Kinnala Handicraft
Kinnala Handicraft
Painted Jewelry Box
Kinnala Art, Sandur

Painted Wooden Art of Kinnala
Handicrafts of India
Kinnal Art of Karnataka
Painted Wooden Art of Kinnal

Five Headed Icon of Lord Ganesh
Poompuhar Wood Carving from Tamil Nadu
Pancha-Ganesha Idol

Handicrafts from Sondur
Toy Elephant

Indian Bride with Jewelry
Jewelry Arts of India
Ghareva Art of Madhya Pradesh
Wax Cast Aluminum Anklet (Paiti) in Ghareva Art, Bastar

Decked Out Lambani Woman
The town of Haliyal in Uttara Kannada
Jewelry  of a Gypsy Woman
Indian Handicrafts
A Hand-knit Lady's Purse
Shashwati Women's Museum Collection

Jewelry of the Gond Tribe
The latch mechanism of Gond jewelry
Jewelry of the Gond Tribe
Pictures of Kashmir
Birds of an Himalayan Town
Example of richly detailed embroidery of Kashmir

Embroidery of the Himalayan Valley
Example of embroidery from Kashmir
Kashmiri Embroidery
Pictures of Kashmir
Tiger that Loves Flowers!
Design from a hand-woven throw from Kashmir

The Village Couple
Wooden dolls from Channapattana depicting a rural Indian villagers
Wooden Dolls
Indian Artisans
Kalamkari (Hand Painting) Artisan, Andhra Pradesh
Illustration by a British artist, Eastern India, 19th Century.

A Terracota Artwork at Shantiniketan Campus
Terracota Horse
Bone and Ivory Crafts
Jewelry Box Carved Out of Ivory

Ivoy Carving from Uttar Pradesh
Handicrafts of India
Needle-crafts of India
Fine Needle Work on a Shawl
The artist has depicted a Veena playing Ganesh in delicate needlecraft.

Shiva and Parvati
Mixed metal sculpture from Tamil Nadu
Metallic Handicrafts
Metallic Craft
Mixed Metallic Icon of Vishnu
Handicraft from Tamilnadu

Indian Jewelry
Jewelry Arts
Metallic Crafts of India
A Toy Horse made with Copper

Terra-cotta Artist at Work
Vishnupur, West Bengal
Terracotta Temple Art
Tribal Jewelry
Details of Bangles Worn by a Tribal Woman
Town of Keladi, Karnataka

Jewelry of Mysore Maharaja
Notice the two headed bird Gandabherunda on the locket
Royal Necklace
Royal Jewelry
Jewels of Mysore Maharaja

Golden Necklace
Golden Necklace
Rural Jewelry
Village Jewelery
Madurai, Tamilnadu

Tribal Jewelry, Madhya Pradesh
Tribal Jewelry
Indian Gold Jewelry
Gems and Jewellery

Gems and Jewellery
Gem Jewelry of India
Jewelry Arts of India
Stamp Recognizing Indian Jewelry

Terra-cotta Horse
Bankura, West Bengal
Terracotta Horse
Indian Jewelry
Antique Silver Jewelry
In India it was common to melt silver and gold coins to make jewels. Sometimes the coins were left intact (as shown).

Garuda, Vishnu and Anjaneya
Fabric Art, Mysore
Handicrafts of India
Jewelry Arts of India
Temple Gems and Jewelry


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