Woodcraft History

 

 

Wooden handicrafts from India are famous all over the world for their beauty and durability. The history of wooden handicrafts of India can be traced to antiquity. Besides wooden furniture, the beautiful wood artifacts like photo frames, toys and dolls, sculptures, household items etc have a large international clientele. Items made of wood, affect each and every stage of human life. The range of utilitarian products and decorative pieces made from wood is immense. Indian wood crafts is well renowned for its items like carved figurines, furniture and accessories, windows, doors, boxes, decorative pieces, utensils, panels, beads etc. The range of utilitarian products and decorative pieces made from wood is immense. Mother nature has blessed India with a vast number of tree species. India being a tropical country mainly has deciduous or evergreen trees. However one can find alpine forests and trees belonging to arid regions as well.