History & Traditions


The traditions of Indian arts and crafts are rooted deeply in the lap of history. Since Indus-valley civilization in 3000 BC, several forms of arts and crafts have been originated and flourished. A significant development has taken place in the realms of textile, stone crafts, metal craft, painting, music, pottery craft, wood craft and many more. These art forms began as an expression of inner creativity but in later course, they evolved as full vocation. The artifacts were made for different purposes viz. for trade and commerce, royalty and common people. The journey of the development of arts and crafts has passed through several stages involving several beliefs and traditions.

These articles portray a vivid picture of the ever-interesting saga of Indian crafts. Browse them to have an insightful understanding of their glorious past.

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