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Home>>North India>>Uttaranchal>>Art-Crafts>>Wood Carving

Wood Carving

Wood Carving

Wood Carving, Wood Carving art and craft, Wood Carving art of Uttaranchal, Wood Carving Arts & Crafts In Uttaranchal, Uttaranchal Arts Crafts, Arts Crafts of Uttaranchal India, Famous Arts & Crafts of Uttaranchal IndiaThe craft of Wood Carving in Uttranchal is very popular, specially of Doors. In the olden days, carving on the main entrance door was considered a status symbol. The family which had more carving over the doors had high status in the society. These beautifully ornamented doors and windows still attract art lovers. Craft-persons of the Uttaranchal had mastered the art of wood carving. The wood carving of Garhwal & Kumaon are famous for its simple and beautiful designs. There are very few houses which now have the carved wooden doors because of increase in expenses.

Artists of hills also highlight natural beauty in their carvings. Those Artists are very god fearing and this can be witnessed in their art as many images of god and goddesses can also be seen accompanying the craft. The designs also have carvings of birds, flowers, mountains, fruits and even the human figures. The crafts persons also used to do specific latticework to fill in the open space of the windows in order to give a screen like effect.

 

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