Leather Work
 
Around and in the region of Banni, one of the traditional craft skills was to fleece dead cattle, tan their leather and make articles like shoes, boxes, saddles, belts etc. These articles were intricately decorated with embroidery using flat strips of metal, similar to Mukesh work in other parts of India. Intricate designs were also cut in the leather. Over the years these decorative skills have become the focal point as the artisan continue to make colorful mirrors, mojaries, belts, pouches etc. The traditional method of fleecing dead cattle is not done and ready leather is brought from the market. The quality of leather available in the market is of very poor quality and the artisans do not have access to high quality leather. The products also are similar and new designs and better products need to be developed so that the market for these crafts increases.
 
 
 
 
Tie And Dye(Bandhani)
Tie and Dye, popularly known as Bandhani, is a famous traditional handwork of the Kutch district.
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Wood Carving
Wood carving has an ancient tradition in India. Beautiful woodwork is done on the occasion of marriages etc.
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Leather Work
The leather puppets of Andhra Pradesh trace their origins back to around 200 B.C. travelled the countryside.
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