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Art & Crafts

Chhau Dance of Odisha

Chhau is an ancient dance form. It originated in the mock fights of the Oriya paikas (warriors) who fought rhythmically to the accompaniment of...

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...

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...

Horn Work of Odisha – Horn Crafts of Odisha

Horn work of Odisha are mystical and are blended with a superb fashion design. Their lively appearance, dynamism and animation vie with the real...

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...

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...

Pattachitra

The Odisha Pattachitra Paintings have been a part of the heritage of Odisha since time immemorial. They are intricately linked to the cult...

Stone Carving of Odisha

Stone carving of Odisha is a very major handicraft of Odisha. As is evident from the innumerable archaeological monuments, rock-cut sculptures, caves and temples...

Applique Work of Odisha

Applique Work of Odisha - 'Applique', which is a French term, is a technique by which the decorative effect is obtained by superposing patches...