Arunachal Pradesh, a cultural mosaic with 26 major tribes, cherishes its deep connection to the land. Its handlooms, celebrated globally, carry tribal stories. From carpets to jewelry, Arunachal crafts its heritage with precision.
In Assam, handloom is a way of life for over 11 lakh weavers. Each piece reflects the weaver's personality, often featuring birds, animals, and flowers. Assam boasts Muga, a golden silk, and Paat silk with a refined texture.
Explore Nagaland's hill tribes, each with distinct motifs and designs for shawls and sarongs that symbolize status and heritage.
Tripura's handlooms are renowned for their stripes and intricate embroidery. Beyond textiles, Tripura excels in bamboo crafts, woodcarving, and metalwork.
Meghalaya's weaving tradition, practiced by Garo women, harmonizes with nature. They produce the legendary endi silk and excel in cane and bamboo crafts, woodcarving, and textiles
Mizoram's beautiful highlands and bamboo forests are a backdrop to rich customs and culture.. "Puan," the elegant cloth adorned with traditional needlework, is worn by both men and women, reflecting the colorful culture.
Sikkim's handloom tradition, synonymous with Lepcha handloom, is woven on back-strap loin looms, primarily by Lepcha women. Characterized by intricate and colorful motifs in a vertical striped pattern, this fabric is woven from cotton and wool yarns, preserving Sikkim's cultural heritage.
Manipur is a vibrant hub of commerce and cottage industries, offering vital employment. Exceptional textiles like moiraingphee, leirum, lasingphee, and phanek are woven on traditional backstrap looms, a skill passed down through generations.