Arts & Crafts of Bankura
Terracotta Craft of Panchmura Village
Decorate your home with the aristocrat touch of Terracotta Craft. Terracotta means ‘baked earth’ and it has been used to produce decorative art works as well as construction works since ancient times. Terracotta tiles are being used in exterior and interior decoration of buildings these days and have gained incredible popularity in no time. Take a tour to Panchmura village which is the home to famous terracotta industry. Get a live demonstration on terracotta crafts and take beautiful souvenirs or jewellery to gift your near and dear ones. These beautiful artworks are mainly concentrated in Bishnupur and Panchmura of Bankura District.
Enhance the grace of your drawing room with the long-necked Terracotta Horse which is the logo of All India Handicrafts. You will see that the horse comes in seven separated body parts like a hollow long neck, four legs, face, ears, tail etc. You have to assemble those parts to get a horse like structure. The leaf like long ears and decorative body are definitely a sign of elegance and pride.