In India many states produce wide variety of cane bamboo items. Odisha is one of the leading state to produce cane and bamboo products. This art is totally derived from nature and are free from chemicals and are environmentally friendly. The high- tensile strength of bamboo and easy to mould in any shape qualities have made it very popular for architectural uses. These eco-friendly products are light in weight and have their own style and elegance. These products have a high life with minimum maintenance and are at par with wood, if not better. Strips of bamboo and various types of canes are extensively used to manufacture different utility and decorative items. Mats, lamp shades, trays, baskets are weaved and knitted by the skilled hands of the artisans. Cane and bamboo can also be converted into strong and unique furniture, which are very popular now. Jewelry, bags and handbags are the other popular items of this craft.