8 World Famous Art and Crafts of Odisha




Papier Mache



Papier Mache skill has been creatively practiced by crafts persons from all over Odisha. Paper, waste cloth and different kinds of natural fibers are soaked and beaten into pulp, then mixed with a variety of seeds know More…

Lacquer Work


The work is executed in delightful folk designs, and form an important part of a girls’ trousseau in Odisha. Among other beauties of this crafts are the bangles, necklaces and toys, all of them distinctive Know More…

Horn Work

Horn articles of Odisha are mystical and are blended with a superb fashion design. Their lively appearance, dynamism and animation vie with the real objects of nature – that spells the names of Parlakhemundi Know More

Silver Filigree


Silverware of Odisha is very widely known. Her Filigree works particularly are unique examples of artistic excellence rarely to be seen in any other part of India. Silver wires, extremely delicate, are shaped into Know More…

Brass & Bell Metal



The fine engravings on brass and bellmetal utensils, bronze bangles and pots are important aspects of Orissan art. Artifacts made of metal, particularly brass, find pride of place in the homes of Odisha. Beautiful lamps Know More…



The Odisha Pattachitra Paintings have been a part of the heritage of Odisha since time immemorial. They are intricately linked to the cult of Lord Jagannath, an incarnation of one of the Holy Trinity of the Hindus, Lord Know More…

Stone Carving



Stone carving is a very major handicraft of Odisha. As is evident from the innumerable archaeological monuments, rock-cut sculptures, caves and temples built for centuries and embellished with most beautiful  Know More…



Applique Work



‘Applique’, which is a French term, is a technique by which the decorative effect is obtained by superposing patches of coloured fabrics on a basic fabric, the edges of the patches being sewn in some form Know More…