Skilled Artisans of Andhra Pradesh create exclusive toys and other arts and crafts at Shilparamam. Explore the exclusive crafts arena, for a first-hand experience of how delightful art is shaped in their hands, right from Kalamkari to Leather Lamp Shades, and Veena to Kondapally toys.
It is these artisans who make us proud, with their inimitable skill, that is not only a source of livelihood for them, but also a matter of pride for the state. They share special skills and techniques, that marks pioneering efforts for creating the best outputs and products, with a glory and appeal considered remarkable and one-of-its-kind.
Kalamkari is a cherished art form of Andhra Pradesh, displaying excellent craftsmanship. Kalamkari style of paintings need no special introduction since it has always fascinated collectors with a great legacy and brilliant charm.
Lamp shades are the handiwork of artisans who excel in the art of Leather puppets, a unique element of Andhra’s art and crafts. The artisan community of the state create amazing lamp shades in colourful designs and patterns.
Craftsmen of Bobbili in Vizianagaram district practice a royal tradition involving creation of musical instruments. World-renowned Veenas are created through ‘Bobbili Veena Sampradayam’, along with many other musical instruments, which are used widely in Carnatic and Hindustani music.
Kondapally toys are world famous art works, originated in Andhra Pradesh. These are considered unique as a special form of wood is used for making figurines. These toys are painted with natural coloUrs.