India is a very big country having a very big population. So many diverse things are found here in different fields. So the crafts of India are also diverse. India is a country having very rich culture, history and religion. The craft of each state in India reflect the influence of different empires present in India in ancient days. Also we feel the influence of frozen cultures like British, French and Afghanistan in Indian crafts. Because there foreign people come to India and bring their art and crafts to India, and Indian skilled artist are adopted these culture and art forms and make some composite arts. Throughout centuries, crafts have been embedded as a culture and tradition within rural communities.
Also these are many different states are present in India and each state having its own culture and religions. According to which the designs of their arts and crafts are varies. In India the major and famous arts and handicraft forms are:
- Gujarat arts and crafts are very much famous for its textile production methods. Gujarat and Rajasthan are the two states share similarities in culture and identity. Same types of arts and crafts are found in both states.
- Assam is a state present in the far eastern region of India. A state recognized for its creative use of raw materials in textiles and crafts. Very beautiful designed crafts by using very simple thing is specialty of Asami crafts.
- Rajasthan, recognized by its Royal heritage is a prominent and well-established craft industry. Craft remains a tradition in Rajasthan, preserved over centuries by the stronghold of the Royal Rajput family. So the influence of the royal culture is very much seen in rajastani crafts.
- Odisha arts and crafts are very much famous in all over the world. Especially the “Pattachitra” art and “Handloom Saree” are very much exported to outside the country from Odisha.
Online shopping is technique, which is very much helpful for the development of Indian arts and crafts. Due this online shopping is very much easier for shopping so now days more people preferring this technology and simultaneously purchasing the Indian handloom and handicraft products, so the Indian handloom and handicraft industry developing day by day.