Telangana arts and crafts exhibit high quality workmanship, creativity, and imagination; take a look at the evocative and sublime, artifacts; buy and take home your favorite ones.
Bidri craft is yet another craft that serves as the pride of the Telangana region. This unique art of silver engraved on metal has always enthralled people with its lure. History reveals that this amazing craft was brought by Iran migrants to the country. It involves various stages such as casting, engraving, inlaying and oxidizing.
Banjara Needle Crafts
Banjaras or the Gypsies are important tribes of Telangana. Banjara Needle Crafts are some of the traditional handmade fabrics made by Banjaras in Telangana.
They contribute to the rich arts and crafts of the state in the form of embroidery and mirror work on fabrics. These colourful works can be easily found in most of the wardrobes in India. These tribes make use of their skill in needlecraft to create incredible designs on clothes.
Dokra Metal Crafts
Dokra Metal craft is quite popular in the tribal regions of Telangana. Dhokra or Dokra also known as bell metal craft is a tribal metal craft widely seen in Jainoor Mandal, Adilabad District of Telangana. In Adilabad district, places like Ushegaon and Chittalbori are the main contributors of this art.
Nirmal Arts Nirmal town of Adilabad district is known for its varied range of handicrafts. The amazing skill of the craftsmen make the works appear authentic with their dazzling use of colors accompanied with traditional techniques of creating masterpieces. Adding to the authenticity of the Nirmal works is the use of natural dyes.
Telangana is famous world-wide for its amazing Bronze castings. These castings require special skills for creating incredible idols. The craftsmen study the details of the famous Shilpashastram. The aesthetics of the idols are made perfectly by means of their physical measurements, descriptions of the deity, proportions, characteristics and artistic symbolism.