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Home>>South India>>Tamil Nadu>>Arts-Crafts of Tamil Nadu

Arts and Crafts of Tamil Nadu

Basketry, Basketry art and craft, Basketry art of Tamilnadu, Basketry Arts & Crafts In Tamilnadu, Tamilnadu Arts Crafts Basketry

Basketry is primarily a folk craft and whether in the hilly tracts of Tripura or in the jungles of Assam, Bengal, Bihar or Orissa or the uplands of the Nilgiris or Kerala, the inhabitants preserve their tradition of basket making to the present day.

Jewellery

Just like other parts of the country, Tamil Nadu has its own traditional jewellery-especially the stone-encrusted jewelery, which reached its peak here.

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Kolam, Kolam art and craft, Kolam art of Tamilnadu, Kolam Arts & Crafts In Tamilnadu, Tamilnadu Arts Crafts, Arts Crafts Kolam

Kolam is the pride of Tamil Nadu, Andhra and Karnataka (although there may be some differences from area to area, they are essentially the same ).

Metalware

The famous brass and copper metalware has a rich and ancient tradition in Tamil Nadu. These metal objects are used for both religious and secular purposes, though utility is a primary consideration.

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Musical Instruments, Musical Instruments art and craft, Musical Instruments art of Tamilnadu, Musical Instruments Arts

Musical Instruments

With the important role played by music and dance in the cultural life of Tamil Nadu, it was inevitable that the making of musical instruments would become a major craft.

Stone Carving

Stone carving had achieved a high degree of excellence in this southern state very early in history.

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Tanjore Paintings and Arts, Tanjore Paintings and Arts art and craft, Tanjore Paintings and Arts art of Tamilnadu

Tanjore Paintings and Arts

The world famous Tanjore paintings, painted on wood, glass, mica, ivory and on walls, are characterized by the use of primary colors, with stylized modeling effects by shading the inside of the contours.

Weaving in Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu has been equally famous for its cotton weaving, with several centers around the State.
 

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Woodcraft, Woodcraft art and craft, Woodcraft art of Tamilnadu, Woodcraft Arts & Crafts In Tamilnadu, Tamilnadu Arts

Woodcraft

The riches of the forests of Tamil Nadu are numerous. Wood is the most versatile material, lending itself to diverse uses.

 

More Arts and Crafts in Tamilnadu

>> Basketry

>> Kolam

>> Tanjore Paintings And Arts

>> Weaving In Tamil Nadu

>> Musical Instruments

>> Jewelry

>> Metalware

>> Woodcraft

>> Stone Carving

 

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