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Art and craft is the expression of one’s passion that is expressed in visual forms. West Bengal is a den of art, culture and craft. It is gloabally accliamed for it.
Dolls of Krishnanagar
DISTRICT : Nadia
VILLAGE/SUB DISTRICT : Krishnanagar Ghurni
DESCRIPTION : Ghurni (Bengali: ঘূর্ণি) is an area of Krishnanagar in Nadia locale in the Indian territory of West Bengal. It is the middle for the creation of dirt dolls, regularly alluded to as Krishnanagar mud dolls. We have clay dolls, toys and even mud designs in various parts of India. In any case, there has been nothing to coordinate the dirt doll craftsmans of Krishnanagar in the Nadia locale of West Bengal. The manifestations of these specialists are shown in a large portion of the handiwork historical centers of the world.
DISTRICT : Burdwan
VILLAGE/SUB DISTRICT : Natungram
DESCRIPTION : Wooden Dolls of Natungram is exceptionally prominent in West Bengal and furthermore in India. The wooden owl is most well known among them. Dolls are predominantly made out of Gamar wood, Mango wood, Shimul wood, Ata wood, Chatim wood. After making a state of dolls, men cut the wood according to the necessity. At that point ladies have painted the items with different shading. At that point they utilized a paste, produced using tamarind seed. They have utilized heaps of hues in the dolls like white, green, yellow, dark fringes and red.
DISTRICT : Purulia
VILLAGE/SUB DISTRICT : Charida
DESCRIPTION : The most fascinating reality, Purulia is Chhau Dance is recorded on UNESCO's reality legacy rundown of moves. The fundamental distinction between the Purulia chhau and Orisha chhau is in the utilization of the veil. Purulia chhau utilized the veil in move; however, Orisha does not have the cover consequently including outward appearance with body development and signal.
DISTRICT : Siliguri
VILLAGE/SUB DISTRICT : Siliguri
DESCRIPTION : Bengal is a place where there is expressions and specialties, which flourish in each corner. These artworks have root in past and portray Indian social heritage. The Stick and bamboo artworks of India are prevalent over the globe for their utilitarian and tasteful intrigue. These cane furniture are simply awesome in looks and decorations.
Kantha-patched cloth embroidery
DISTRICT : South 24
VILLAGE/SUB DISTRICT : -
DESCRIPTION : Kantha is a kind of weaving art of South Asia, particularly in the eastern locales of the Indian subcontinent, explicitly in Indian conditions of West Bengal. In Bengal, old saris are stacked on one another and hand-sewed to make a thin bit of pad. "Kantha saris" are customarily worn by ladies in Bangladesh and West Bengal.Kantha sewing is likewise used to make straightforward blankets.
Conch Shell Crafts
DISTRICT : East Medinipur.
VILLAGE/SUB DISTRICT : Digha
DESCRIPTION : This specialty is really a craft of etching brightening themes on the characteristic shells acquired from the sea. The excellent making and fragile work makes it a prominent thing of embellishments. Aside from this it is being considered as to a great degree promising in the Hindu folklore.