If you love India’s exclusive ethnic handicrafts, and handloom, hand-printed, hand-embroidered cotton and silk textiles, if you love hand-woven silk & woolen carpets, coming from every region of India, from every unheard of corner of this country, and if you are simply dying to purchase these ethnic items of India, while touring India’s National Capital New Delhi, without a second thought take a cab to the State Emporia Complex on Baba Kharak Singh Marg of Connaught Place ( CP ) in the Capital.
This Road is the buzzling hub of unfathomable range of irresistible ethnic arts, crafts, textiles & carpets of this culturally rich & vibrant Indian subcontinent.
Baba Kharak Singh Marg has the Indian State Government run Emporium of all States of India. It’s here where you get the choicest , most authentic & exclusive ethnic handicrafts of every region of India, that are simply difficult to resist.
Tour of one of the Indian handicrafts emporiums in New Delhi
Want to buy some of these collectibles for your living room decoration, some for your dining room, and some for your garden? Here are a few artifacts of different regions of India for you to explore and purchase.
Posted right underneath is a small selection of some of the stunningly beautiful ethnic arts and crafts of different regions of Indian subcontinent.
Even a small glimpse of these masterpieces of the brilliant craftsmen of India, should be more than enough to give the viewers from around the globe, an idea about the glorious artistic treasures of this most ancient Indian civilization :
Explore & purchase Shivani wood artifacts here from Cauvery Crafts
And for huge exclusive statues of Shivaniwood write here to Cauvery Craft
Buy Nexplora Brass Peacock Lamps & other Lamps here at Amazon India
Buy Radha Deepam & Ashtotra Deepam from Poompuhar here
Buy Brass Annam Hanging Lamp from Poompuhar here
Buy Brass Ornamental Annam Lamps from Poompuhar Emporium here
The brick & motor showroom of Poompuhar is far superior to its Online Store
Purchase Chola Bronze Statues (Replicas) from Cholan Arts at Amazon India here
For exclusive Chola Bronze Statues (Replicas), write here to Poompuhar
Buy Chola bronze statues from ‘Cholan Boutique Swamimalai’ on Amazon India
Pashmina Shawl,Silk Carpets and Chain-Stich Embroidered Wall hangings & Rugs and Papier-Mache Handicrafts are the main attraction of Zoon, the Kashmir GovernmentArts Emporium.
Exhibition of dolls of different regions of India in Pumpuhar Emporium during Navaratri, the 9 day festival of dolls :
Those interested in exquisite silks should go to Cauvery, the Karnataka Government Emporium. At Cauvery , you get mind blowing collection of lovely handcrafted Rosewood furniture , Sandalwood and Shivani Wood Carving Statues as well that are the speciality of Karnataka state.
Amrapali, the Bihar Government Emporium, is famous for Madhubani paintings, while Rajasthali,the Rajasthan emporium, and Gurjari, the Gujarat emporium, are popular destinations for printed cottons, miniature paintings and Kundan Jadau jewellery.
You get intoxicating Darjeeling tea at Manjusha, the West Bengal Government Emporium, and mesmerizing Maheshwari and Chanderi Sarees at Mrignayani, the Madhya Pradesh Government Emporium. Manjusha is also popular for its lovely handloom silk and cotton saris likeTaant, Dhakai, Baatik, Jamdani, Kantha, Baluchari and Swarnachuri.
The three-storeyed Tripura Government Emporium called Purbasha is jam-packed with beautiful handcrafted stuffs made of their locally grown bamboo and cane.
Then, there is Kairali, the State Government Emporium of Kerala and Lepakshi, the Andhra Pradesh Government Emporium. Kairali has varieties of handicrafts made of Rosewood & banana fibre & Lepakshi has beaitiful collections of Kalamkari Paintings, Venkatagiri Sarees & Narayanpet Sarees.
Rajiv Gandhi Handicrafts Bhavan, right next to the Emporia Complex, houses stores that sell paper products, rural handicrafts, etc.
Entering these Emporiums in Delhi is an irresistible feast to the eyes of the visitors from India and around the globe, and it’s very difficult to resist the urge to grab loads of these curios of India, while leaving India.
Tourists from around the globe visiting New Delhi may like to explore the following links too before getting into India shopping spree :
Kerala State Emporium Delhi, Tamil Nadu State Emporium Delhi, Karnataka State Emporium Delhi, Rajasthan State Emporium Delhi, Gujarat State Emporium Delhi, Himachal Pradesh State Emporium Delhi, West Bengal State Emporium Delhi, Jammu and Kashmir State Emporium Delhi