The handicrafts are an expression of thoughts and innovations. It is a field of art that lays the foundation for bonding between cultures and religions. In fact, Indian handicraft and art forms are a reflection of beauty coupled with elegance. After all, some things are meant to excel in the creative form. As per the tradition in art forms go, each and every state has their own ways to deal with the colors and craft materials. We, generally, get to see the influence of religion, cultural beliefs, lifestyle and traditional practices in the piece of handicrafts made.
The prevailing handicraft traditions of India has seen numerous interventions that created a new art out of them. In fact, it has been the influence of passing dynasties that kept on revamping the traditions. And the ability of accepting changes enabled artisans to create masterpieces that became an identity in itself. Some of the states in India have the tradition of weaving gold and silver threads on a piece of silk or cotton, which is known to be Zari or Brocade work. Punjab has the tradition of making very fine embroidery called as Phulkari.
What makes a tradition being followed for so many years is the hard work and creative input involved in it. No matter, it is any state in India; appreciators of handicraft always go for the exclusive designs that have not been available to them in their native place. Moreover, handicrafts in India have ventured in to the homes, office spaces and various other places as a mode of decoration. They enhance the overall look of a place and add vivacity to it.