Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir has a rich heritage with respect to art and craft. There are several tribes living in different parts of the state. Each of these tribes has their own tradition and culture and it is still reflected in the day-to-day items like clothes, utensils etc.

Most famous and most visible are the Pashmina shawls, woolen textiles of fleecy soft texture and matchless excellence in weaving, hand-woven carpets of finest warp and weft, handicrafts and clothes worn by the locales, exquisite designs worked on papier-mâché, wood work, silverware, etc.