CRAFT

CRAFT

Kashmiri handicrafts is a traditional art of Kashmiri People and Artisans who make, craft, and decorate objects by hand. Srinagar ,Ganderbal and Budgam  are the main districts in central Kashmir which are making handicrafts products since ages. The rest of its district, including Srinagar, Ganderbal, and Budgam are best known for its cultural heritage which extends handicraft industry in the state of Jammu and Kashmir India. Kashmiris make different types of handicraft products with simple items and materials traditionally. Pashmina, shawl,Carpet,SilverWare,Woodwork,Crewel embroidery,  Phool Kari, Kashmiri rug and Paper Mache are the main products of Kashmiri Handicrafts. It is said that the people of Kashmir learnt Namda  weaving in the 11th century when Mughal emperor Akbar ordered for a suitable covering floor for his horse. It is also believed that some people make useful things from stone crafting which can be later used in Architecture ture work. Stone crafting are mainly done by men while other handicrafts like Embroidery work  is done by both men in women in the region conventionally.

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