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Wood or a tree is the real ancestor of man. Since mankind came in to existence, tree has been his most trusted companion. Structurally wood is different from a tree as it's the hard, fibrous substance composing most of the stem and branches of a tree or shrub. Wood is a substance, which is useful in innumerable ways to mankind. In the construction of houses, furniture, kitchenware, toys, decoratives and many other places wood's importance is immense. During the beginning of human race wood was used as important tool for gathering food, making abode and as a weapon too. Even though when man discovered other metals wood's importance did not diminish.

In later course wood's use began for craft purposes. As surface of wood can be carved and chiseled, wood became a beautiful medium for artistic crafts. As the time moved on we saw the application of woodcraft taking shape of uncountable splendid articles, and ornaments. Skilled artisans through their traditional tools crafted magnificent, nimble and subtle specimens.

In India too this art flourished in splendiferous styles. Here the artisans have inherited the art of woodcraft and other crafts from their ancestors. This art is most revered possession for them and you can expect if such sacred feelings are intricated with anything how pleasing the result would be. In India woodcraft has been done on woods of different plants and trees. Consequently, you see woodcraft on the traditional plants and rare plants also. You can see wonderful works on bamboo and cane even. As India is a rich country in culture, art and craft, an onlooker is able to look at myriad variety of wood sculpture. From the remotest ages the decoration of wood has been a foremost art. We see picturesque designs of woodcraft all around. Their sheer minute artistic venture fascinates art lovers. Most striking factor about woodcraft is that from remote times the wooden Jewelry has also been made. Today's fashion freaks run after beautifully crafted wood jewelry.

Crafts in India presents you many adroit wooden art works. Browse though for elegance in wood.

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