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.