Wooden Toys Of Varanasi: A Rich Traditional Craft

Varanasi, the cultural centre of India, is also rich in the craft of toy making. This industry is believed to have a 400-year history in the city. Bright and colourful lacquered toys are made by clusters of skilled craftsmen, who have been passing on the craft from one generation to the next.

Get Swarajya in your inbox everyday. Subscribe here.
Be a Partner, Reader.
Support a media platform that will bring you ground reports that other platforms will try every bit to avoid.
Partner with us, be a patron. Your backing is important to us.

Become A Patron
Become A Subscriber