The Andaman & Nicobar Islands are a long chain of islands located in the southeastern part of the Bay of Bengal and are adeal tourist destination in India. Dominated by tribals, the craft of the region, display the creative aspects of the tribals who dexterously and artistically work on crafts.
Wood and other forest products are available here in abundance. Padauk, Badam and Gurjan are the main varieties of useful timbers found on these islands. Canes and bamboo are also available in large amounts. There are also lots of coconut trees in Andaman & Nicobar.
Other natural resource is the marine life. It includes coral, shells, driftwood and seaweeds. Trancs, tortoise and turbos are the main types of shells. The main handicrafts of Andaman & Nicobar are created from these raw materials. They include exotic wood crafts, ornaments from sea-shell and palm mats.