The state of Maharashtra has a perfect blend of diverse handicraft cultures. The visitors get to see a variety of handicraft products dealing with daily life to royal lifestyle. From traditional art forms of Ajanta caves to modern style leather wear, everything is designed with giving importance to minute things also. Its famous Sawantwadi painting craft form is liked by all. Since 17th century, this lacquer ware is designed by the Goan artisans moved here in the same century. In the present time, hand painted and lacquer furniture is designed to adorn your home or even offices. After all, various people in the world love to have a thematic pattern of furnishings in their home.
Another art form famous in Maharashtra is leather work, which can be seen at Kolhapur in the form of chappals and sandals. These chappals are also prepared with thread embroideries on them, so as to give them a fashionable look. Even, the Warli paintings of Maharashtra introduce us to tribal art form. Maharashtra offers a wide variety of handicrafts that can be memorable souvenirs. One can sense a flow of traditionality in every craft work carried out in Maharashtra; besides a touch of modernity.