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What are the type of handicraft products, India deals in with ?

Added: (Wed Feb 07 2018)

Pressbox (Press Release) - India is considered as one of the most renowned handicraft industry in the whole world. Today it has been providing the employment to more than 7 million artisans. Many of them are fully indulged in this sector and many of them are working in this sector as a part time basis. In India the handicraft industry is more cotton based.
The overall reason of this post is to write the type of handicrafts in which the Indian Handicraft industry deals with. There are basically the following type of handicraft products found in India like -
Textile based products -
The textile based handicraft products are basically the hand printed textiles including batik work, kalamkari, bandhani, block and screen printing. These are used in bedsheets, dress material, bed covers, dress material, mirrors, shells, beads and metallic pieces. Almost 0.5 million people are engrossed in manufacturing this type of handicraft products.

Metal based handicraft products -
Metal jewelry, brassware, silverware, are used in the different variety of handicraft products. The different type, composition, patterns are available as metal based handicraft products which are available in a pattern of variety.

Woodwork -
It covers different type of wood burning, wood crafting, wood carving techniques to make handicrafts. India is too much famous for its lacquered based wood products. Different type of articles, toys, furniture, decorative accessories are available as woodwork handicrafts.
Stonecraft -
It is an art of manufacturing the articles in different shapes and sizes by using the combination of multiple natural stones. The properly carved stone crafts are made up of marble stone, soapstone, alabaster like stones.
Glass and Ceramic products -
Glass and ceramic products of handicraft industry is the most modern form of handicraft products. In this technique, all articles are made with the help of fired clay. Normally the western accessories are made with the Indian Touch like - earthenware, dinnerware, porcelain, handmade glasswares, glass pearls, glass paintings etc are the beautiful example of the glass and ceramic handicrafts.
Conclusion -
So this is the overview of the complete type of handicraft accessories which are generally dealt within Indian Handicraft Industry. Today the increasing globalization is the biggest reason to make more commodity products to sustain in market and global competition. So with the help of the social media marketing, mobile technology the handicraft sector is needed to make more monetised. It will definitely give the Indian artisans a cutting edge over the competitors.


Submitted by:Sonia Sharma
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