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Daman and Diu

The people of Daman and Diu are not different from the people in the adjoining Gujarat area. They have same outlook and the same customs and traditions.

The famous crafts of Daman are mat weaving. Traditional and folk motifs are used to make beautifuk mats.

The famous crafts of Diu are tortoise shell crafts.and ivory carving. The different varieties of tortoise found on the shores of Diu have enabled the development of tortoise shell craft. Several decorative and household items are made out of tortoise shells. Ivory carving is another exquisite form of art.