Cauvery Arts & Crafts Emporium—an important center for people looking for beautiful handicrafts and artifacts specific to the state of Karnataka, is known for its highly affordable rates and exhaustive product catalogue. This venue is owned and managed by the Karnataka State Handicrafts Development Corporation (KSHDC).As it is government run, the products sold here assure the highest benchmarks of quality—all at reasonable prices.
This emporium strives hard to showcase the wide ethnic diversity of Indian handicrafts and lays a lot of focus on the products manufactured by the local artisans of the State of Karnataka. Dedicated to the cause of protecting and preserving the handicrafts industry of Karnataka and all its craftsmen, KSHDC tops the list of tourists and tour operators alike.
The forests of Karnataka are abundantly flush with trees of Sandalwood and Rosewood. This in turn has inspired and encouraged the Sandalwood carving and production of handicrafts boasting of Rosewood inlay work. If you are in the region, then do remember to pay a visit to this interesting venue and take back figurines, statues, incense, letter openers, perfumes, garlands, soap suds and various other gift items. Objects made from sandalwood are a specialty here. KSHDC is also reputed for selling different handicrafts all over India, which are manufactured under the brand name of 'Cauvery'. As you travel across Karnataka, you shall come across more than 13 craft centers linked with KSHDC –they provide a sustained source of income and employment for thousands of artisans.
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