Cane & Moonj
For those who prefer ethnic with the raw look, India offers a superb selection of baskets made of moonj grass. These are available in attractive blends of traditional designs and modern functional utility. Durable and decorative cane furniture and other articles made here are a major draw as items for export. World imports of basket work and related products are quite substantial.
Ideal Place to Shop
Kashmir, Assam, Aranachal Pradesh, Tripara, Orissa, Uttar Pradesh, Panjab, Haryana and Rajasthan
Patra furniture is plated with white metal which is intricately carved and engraved. This exquisite metal work which once adorned the furniture in the palaces of the royalties, is popular even today and is the pride of Rajasthan. Lac furniture from Gujarat is exquisite in variety and embellished with workmanship called Sankheda. From Kashmir and many parts of Rajasthan, come exquisitely carved furniture.
Ideal Places to Shop
Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Kashmir, Assam, Tripura, Orissa and Punjab.