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Andhra Pradesh

The crafts of Andhra Pradesh are well known for their aesthetic and utilitarian value. The tradition of craft in Andhra Pradesh has been carried on for generations and has become industries in themselves.

Be it toys, metal crafts, brass ware, stone craft, sarees or paintings, the expertise of artisans lie in the traditional practices that are still observed to make things. The handlooms of Andhra Pradesh have an appeal that allures not only Indians but foreigners as well, with their rich texture.

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Wood carving of multi-headed Vishnu

Arts & Crafts