It is the effect of increasing demand for something exclusive and different to be made from cane and bamboo that bags came out. The cane bags, wallets and purses have been a part of daily fashion too.
Bamboo craft is one of the traditional crafts of India. It is one of the oldest crafts practiced here by Indian Craftsmen. Materials made of Cane and Bamboo are one of the very oldest of men creations, done by joining grass with grass and interlacing leaves with the minimum tools. It was considered clean for religious purposes.
Cane & bamboo since ancient times have provided the raw material for basketry, mats & other, utility items including furniture. These are essentially rural crafts connected with every day needs of the people, not only for baskets, furnitures or mats but also for bags, boxes, jewellery and other decorative items.
The products are mostly of two types, articles required for day to day use and of medium quality more suited to local requirements and articles of finer quality both decorative and functional.