Punjab Handicrafts - Wood Carving and Laquer Work
Wood Carving and Laquer Work in Pujnab
Kartarpur, Hoshiarpur and Jalandhar are the main centres producing excellent wood work and Lacquer Work. Number of items of utility and decoration depicting unique wood work and lacquer work are available in Punjab. The state is also famous throughout the world for its woodcraft and brilliant Lacquer Work.
In Punjab the visitors can buy various items with woodcraft and brilliant Lacquer Work like Lacquerd Pidbis (4 legged stools), Lamps, tables and wooden toys, etc. In Earlier centuries Royal Patronage were fond of Wood Carvings and Ivory Inlay Work. Though the use of Ivory has been banned, the Wood Carvings continue to enjoy an excellent reputation in Punjab. The uniqueness of Wood Carvings can be seen from the proliferation of mirror frames, tables, sofas, etc. Bahadurgarh in Punjab is renowned for its carved sandalwood items