Handicrafts of Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh is known as one of the most culturally lands of India that have got ancient values and traditions in the form of handicrafts , some of them dates back to the pre-historic era as well. Some of the important handicrafts from this state include stone craft, Lucknowi Chikankari, pottery, glassware, zari embroidery, hand paintings, metalware, etc. Stonecraft is popular in the city of Agra where the fine stone is used to provide shape to windows, decorative pieces, garden furniture, etc. Apart from this, you can also get very good handmade carpets that are famous in the district of bhadohi, Mirzapur, and Shahjahanpur. You can also get major art metal brassware in the district of Moradabad that makes for exceptional traditional vases, stools, trays, idols of gods and other such decorative pieces. Glassware of Firozabad and Varanasi also accounts for unique craft items from the artists. Glass bangles, glass plates, decorative pieces, glass toys, and other such items are very popular handicraft items from the state of Uttar Pradesh. Wood handicrafts of Saharanpur are very famous, and exported every where in the world.