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Arts & Crafts
Jammu & Kashmir boasts a rich heritage of art and craft. The valley of Kashmir alone is a haven for culture lovers looking forward to witnessing varied art & craft in the state. A glimpse of the state’s rich art & craft heritage can be seen in their lives. From their utensils to clothes to furniture to jewelry almost everything reflects the master skills and dedication of the locals towards the traditional art & craft in Jammu & Kashmir.

Types of Arts & Crafts in Jammu & Kashmir
There’s a wide variety of arts & crafts to be seen in Jammu & Kashmir. Kashmir’s Srinagar, Ganderbal, and Budgam districts are the prime contributors to the state’s handicraft skills that include:

  • Weaving
  • Crewel Embroidery
  • Wood Crafting, and Carving
  • Silverware work
  • Papier-Mache
  • Phool Kari

Popular Handicraft to Buy in Jammu & Kashmir
Jammu & Kashmir is famous across the globe, in fact, the union territory leaves one spoilt for choice when it comes to shopping. Amongst the top art & crafts items to buy in Jammu & Kashmir include:

  • Pashmina Shawls and Stoles
  • Crewel Embroidery curtains, bedsheets, table runners
  • Walnut wood items
  • Kashmiri Rugs and Carpets
  • Papier-Mache items
  • Phool Kari items

Where to Buy Handicrafts and Other Items in Jammu & Kashmir
In every corner of Jammu & Kashmir, you can find a trace of its rich art & craft. There are small to large shops in almost every popular attraction of J&K selling Pashmina shawls, papier-mache items, embroidered clothes, carpet, and more. Some of the best places for shopping in Jammu & Kashmir are:

  • Srinagar for Kashmiri Handicraft, Woodwork, Pashmina, Carpets, Metalware
  • Anantnag for Brass and Copper crafts
  • Budgam for Kashmiri Embroidered Clothes, and Jewelry
  • Katra for Kashmiri Embroidered Clothes
  • Gulmarg for Pashmina Shawls and scarves and embroidered clothes
  • Pahalgam for Woolens, Carpets, Kaftans, Namaz prayer rugs, and Kashmiri handicrafts

For Online can check Kashmir Store, they are have everything of Kashmir (Saffron, Shilajit, Almonds, Walnut, Paper Machie, Shawls, Attire, Food, etc) all under one roof, and they can deliver everything needed at your doorstep.