India’s vast cultural diversity has endowed it with a treasure trove of handicraft in a truly remarkable variety of styles and prices. In India one can go in for fine brocades, shimmering silks, woollen, cool cottons and a range of other fabrics The chikan and Zardozi works of Lucknow, mirror work and bandhani of Gujarat and Rajasthan.
India being a land of Communities is full of ethnic dresses. Amazing variety of gold and silver, jewellery, precious and semi – precious stones are available. Gold and silver, copper, brass and bell metal are shaped into intricately designed images, idols, jewellery and utility items. Eye-catching articles of functional and decorative value are fashioned by the skilful potters of India.
Khurja, chinhat pottery of U.P, Blue pottery of Rajasthan, Marble inlay work of Agra are very famous. Madhubani paintings of Bihar, miniature paintings of Rajasthan, woodcraft are also very important articles for shopping. India is renowned for its shopping in terms of quality. Variety and value for money.