Wood Crafts

 

 

Plants and trees are the primary friends of we human beings. We have been loking at the trees for each and every need of ours. This very concept helped in the inception of wood craft. Wood has been crafted to form various utilitarian and decorative handicrafts items. In those times, goods of regular uses – arms, utensils, axes, etc and also toys and dolls for children were crafted with wood. Excavations at Mohenjodaro and Harappa have yielded evidence of primitive Indian woodcrafts. From simple forms, basic shapes and crude utilitarian wares, Indian woodcrafts developed and spread its wings to become one of the most beautiful and arty handicrafts of the subcontinent.

Due to easy availability of wood in this tropical country, wood handicrafts could develop freely and gave a distinctive characteristic to the wood crafts of each state.


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