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Stone Carving

Stone Carvings of Odisha reflects a glorious cultural past and rich heritage. It was evolved over centuries by craftsmen who are descendants of the great builders of the famous temples of Lingaraj, Jagannath, Konark, Rajarani and other temples where mute stones have been transformed into living expressions of multi facets of human life. The stone carvers from Puri, Bhubaneswar, Lalitagiri & Khiching are engaged in making beautiful stone statues and different objects of modern living like ash-trays, bowls, vases, containers with a traditional touch from sandstone, kochila stone, kendumundi stone, nilagiri stone, granite stone, serpentine stone, pink stone with the help of sharp edged chisel.

imageThe Heritage and Crafts of Odisha are enriched with diffrent categories of products such as Applique , Tribal Jwellery,Dhokra Casting,Wood Carving etc.The crafts of Silver Filigree,Cow Horn and Palm Leaf Engraving shows the depth of handicraft culture of Odisha as well as India.

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