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Handicrafts of Darjeeling

Handicrafts of Darjeeling

          Handicrafts of Darjeeling are well known, for it being a famous tourist spot. Skillful wood/bamboo work, metal work/artefacts, jewellery, paintings, carpets and woollen garments run unparalleled. These unique handicrafts resemble the traditional imprints of Tibetian, Gorkha and Lepcha cultures. These handicrafts originate at the ground level, in the rural areas of Darjeeling. These handicrafts produced make the backbone of the rural economy of the Darjeeling Hills.

Few works are the highlighted below:

Old handicraft item 1 collection at Design Centre, Darjeeling
   
Old handicraft item 2 collection at Design Centre, Darjeeling
   
Woodcrafts
   
Bamboo wood craft
   
Traditional Cultural Artefact
   
Traditional Cultural Artefact
   
Woollen Cluster Woollen Cluster leaflet
   
List of Handicrafts Artisans List of Handicraft Artisans