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A handicraft, sometimes more precisely expressed as artisanal handicraft or handmade, is any of a wide variety of types of work where useful and decorative objects are made completely by hand or by using only simple tools. It is a traditional main sector of craft, and applies to a wide range of creative and design activities that are related to making things with one’s hands and skill, including work with textiles, moldable and rigid materials, paper, plant fibers, etc. Usually the term is applied to traditional techniques of creating items (whether for personal use or as products) that are both practical and aesthetic.

Collective terms for handicrafts include artisanry, handicrafting, crafting, and handicraftsmanship. Handicrafting has its roots in the rural crafts—the material-goods necessities—of ancient civilizations, and many specific crafts have been practiced for centuries, while others are modern inventions, or popularizations of crafts, which were originally practiced in a limited geographic area.

Indian handicrafts is an art of making crafts by hand in India is called Indian handicrafts, in ancient India people lived in colonies called tribals and they were used to make utility items for their daily need, that art of making the crafts called handicrafts, and the items called handicrafts goods. Then people started selling these products in the local markets “haat”. Time has been passed and people have become more developed and civilised in all aspects, those who were making handicraft products have started trading their makings by increasing demand and population.

Craftsforyou.in uses a marketplace model to capture the regional variations of India. We connect local artisans & designers directly to global customers and thereby increase their livelihood, remove middlemen, help them create/promote their brand and thereby preserve our culture, traditions and values. We believe this journey will not only help artisans of India but also help customers discover and buy products, which they otherwise are not able to do today.

Craftsforyou.in works forward to bring you the detailed information on India’s classical paintings, statues and sculptures, home décor items and ethnic Indian jewelry. We also give an online visual display of the colors of India’s esteemed handicrafts. Browse through our website to set your eyes on a wide range of incredible crafts that have been striving, thriving and flourishing in India for centuries.

Besides commercial interest, the genuine desire to promote Indian handicrafts, and create sustainable environment for the craftsmen and artists, guided us in our endeavor. Our locational factor too helped us to access the information on traditional art forms and their practitioners.

Our genuine desire is to promote Indian handicrafts, so you can appreciate the traditionality and aestheticity of India. We create a sustainable environment for the craft connoisseurs and art mavens to unveil Indian art at its best. Craftsforyou.in is your gateway to experience the essence of art and craft of India with a click of mouse.

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