Houseware made by the skilled hands of an artisan are preferred over otherConventional ones owing to their affordability and eco friendly nature. Also the idea thatsuch utensils invoke our culture makes them the ideal house ware as either utensils orhome decor.Clay crafts or pottery has been majorly used for houseware purposes throughout human Civilization. They bring a charm to the dinner tables and it’s also proven that using clay utensilsfor cooking makes the food more delicious. Jhuker and Terracotta pottery are well known formsof clay art which needs no introduction. Despite jewelry and gift articles, the craft mainlycomprises dishes, bowls and articles that are mainly used for household purposes. The art ofblack pottery is mainly practiced for home decor purpose and the process of crafting it is moreluxurious in Nizamabad. One can see the use of clay houseware in many indian houses whichhave made their way from the famous pottery hubs of Bikaner, Uttar Pradesh and HimachalPradesh.Jute is one of the most affordable natural fibers and is also eco friendly in nature. People aroundthe world are turning towards jute handicrafts due to their durability and high strength. Jute bagscome in a variety of size and shapes and have designs on them that complement the vibrantrange of colors used on them. Jute mats and rugs are also gaining popularity these daysbecause of the difficulty to detect any stains on them; thanks to the thick and dense jute fibers.Curtains made from jute give adds the word ‘eco friendly feel’ to your home. Available in various designs and soothing colours, jute curtains also keep the rooms cool during hot weathers, whilejute flower vases make a stunning addition to the living room. West Bengal, Assam and Bihar,being the top jute producers, lead the jute handicrafts market in India.Glass handicraft can easily be spotted in any Indian household. It is a valuable and glossyaddition to your houseware. From utensils to decoration, they take many forms due to theirworkability. Crockery, dinner sets, lanterns, chandeliers, decorated windows, dining tables anddecorated glass covers are some of commonly found glassware crafts that add the royal touchto many Indian households. Firozabad is known for its production of utilitarian glassware. Anentire community of skilled craftsmen here is engaged in making high quality glassware.
Another hub of splendid glassware crafts, Rajasthan has carved its own class of glassware .