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The most famous Coir Craft

Among the famous art and craft of Odisha,coir fibre has the state’s greatest contributions to the arts and crafts of the country .The lightweight, yellow colored fibers is molded into animal and bird designs as well as decorative items. Some of the popular animal figures include elephants , horses, crocodiles and dinosaurs.

Some of the other famous crafts items famous in Odisha 

Silver filigree : Silver filigree is locally called ‘tarakasi’. It is a silver craft, which has captured the imagination of the people world over. It is one of the exquisite traditions of silver craft.more…

Crafted Bottles : “Crafted Bottles/Art Bottles” are a true collector’s delight.These bottles are painted in enrapture art form, depicting scenes from the life of Lord Jagannath. Unique, with a burst of colours, they make an irresistible buy.These bottles are mainly made by the villagers of Raghurajpur.The village is popularly known as The Craftsman village.more …

Terracotta Clay crafts : Terracotta Clay crafts of Odisha are mainly practiced by the tribal people of Odisha.This work is traditionally done by the tribal. They use special type of clay and design to match their skills.more…

Applique works of Pipili : Applique works of Pipili is also known as patching cloth design. The local name of this handicraft is Chandua. The craft form is intertwined with the rituals and traditions of Lord Jagannath of world famous Puri temple unlike the other arts of the state .more…

Pattachitra : Pattachitra sort of painting is one in all the oldest and most well-liked art styles of Odisha. The name Pattachitra has evolved from the Sanskrit words patta, which means canvas, and chitra, which means image. more…

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