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Woodcraft of Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh is fairly well known for its woodcraft. Brightly painted wooden toys and idols and lacquer ware are some of the wooden artifacts unique to the state. The state is also famous for its red sandalwood idols, deities and dolls. Wooden balustrades, arches, musical instruments and many more are also carved out of wood.

In this video clip, the dainty colorful wooden carvings from Andhra Pradesh are featured. They are displayed at Surajkund Crafts Mela, the annual fair by Haryana Tourism to promote the Indian tradition of handloom and handicraft.