The Best Places to Purchase Handicrafts in India

One thing always craved by the people that add charm to the interior of their houses is exquisite handicrafts. India is a vibrant nation that has skilled and proficient artists & craftsmen, producing various exquisitely designed handicrafts.

Indian handicrafts differ according to the regions, culture and traditions and thus reflect the same. The ethnicity and diversity can be judged by the unique art work of the India states. In India, one can go to the best places to buy some vibrant, attractive and expressive handicrafts. Read below to know about these places :

1. Dilli Haat, Delhi

When we talk about shopping handicrafts, Dilli Haat is the first name that comes into our mind. It is one of the most popular and chief craft markets situated in Delhi. Dilli Haat is a unique shopping place with the ambience of traditional rural market. It is an open-air market where one can observe the creative handicrafts representing every state along with lip-smacking local food of the states.

Under the administration of Delhi Tourism and Transportation Development Corporation (DTTDC), this craft bazaar has been formed to promote tourism. Craftsmen from various parts of India hire stalls on rotational basis of 15 days. A variety of handicraft items can be picked from this market such as carvings on sandalwood and rosewood, fabrics, silk, beads, gems, embroidered footwear, metal crafts, brassware and many more. Therefore, this market of handicrafts reflects the enriched traditions of Indian culture.

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2. Rajasthan Handicrafts, Jaipur

How can we forget Rajasthan Handicrafts - a center of traditional handicrafts in Jaipur, while talking about shopping handicrafts? It is considered as one of the best shopping stores in Jaipur, established in the year 1970. It is very popular among tourists for offering the best quality textiles with block prints. This store lures people towards its vibrant and exquisite handicrafts by showcasing the block printed textiles in the famous Anokhi Museum, situated in Jaipur, near Amber Fort.

The Museum also conducts workshops for a day or two for those who want to learn the creative art. Take a 7 Days Rajasthan tour from Delhi to explore the art and culture of Rajasthan.

Hand Block Printing Jaipur

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3. Marble Handicrafts, Agra

Agra, a neighboring city to Delhi is frequently visited by tourists for its iconic monument Taj Mahal and to do lots of handicrafts shopping. It has a very famous handicrafts center named Marble Handicrafts remains thronged by tourists from all over the world to purchase exquisitely carved ashtrays, candle ballas, coasters, jewelry boxes, flower pots, Taj Mahal replica, photo frames, wine glass and many more items with different patterns and designs. It is one of the best places in Agra to go for shopping fine handicrafts.

Marble Handicrafts Agra

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4. MESH, Delhi and Hyderabad

A special organization named Maximizing Employment to Serve the Handicapped (MESH) that works with differently abled artisans to produce attractive handicraft items. MESH has their own Design Studio, where they develop and enhance their products which are attractive. It includes hand bags, home decor, bed & cushion covers, toys and cards. Therefore, it has become one of the prominent spot to purchase handicrafts from.

5. Kala Madhyam, Bangalore

Kala Madhyam, Bangalore

India has another such popular center for shopping handicrafts named Kala Madhyam, which is located in Bangalore. It is one of the favorite handicraft shopping destinations among tourists. It offers traditional arts by artisans from different parts of India. It offers a wide range of traditional and creative products from every region of the country. Items such as black pottery of Manipur, rugged beauty from Kutch, metal art figures from Bastar, clothing, jewelry, wall hangings, paintings, and sculptures made of ceramic and marble. Kala Madhyam is famous for its unique and amazing wall murals.

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6. Khazana, Taj Hotels

If you wish to experience luxury while purchasing handicrafts then Khazana boutique, by Taj Hotels will be the ideal place for you to. Khazana is a platform for all the leading artisans of India to display the skills and high quality products. A wide range of items such as saris, stone studded jewelry, beautiful paintings, amazing home decor, evening bags and many more. Khazana also has its outlets in the major cities of India like Delhi, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Chennai, and Goa.

Khazana, Taj Hotels

So, if you are on a vacation in India and cannot resist yourself from purchasing lots of handicrafts, Travelogy India recommends the above mentioned places to get exquisite and traditional handicrafts of finest quality. Contact us to get the best deal with impeccable services or call us for guidance and support.

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