7 countries can be explored in this section. However, to explore the 70,000 practitioners across 2100 crafts and textiles in India, click on the India button.


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By clicking on the ALL button you can access the entire alphabetic list of crafts with its practitioners.


You can refine the search by clicking on a particular Category to see the listing of crafts within that category with its practitioners.


You can click on a State and get an alphabetical listing of all the crafts of the particular state with its practitioners.

In addition you can refine your search by a combination of Category and State.

Within each search you will find buttons that help you to further refine that listing by Award winning craftspeople and/or gender.

Not only do traditions outlive practitioners, products often overshadow their makers. In this section we focus on the human face behind the tangible manifestation. Here you can reach out directly to the makers. If there are any practitioners who can be added to his list, email us at [email protected]

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Asia InCH presents an active address directory listing of over 70,000 craftspersons and weavers working across India in over 1200 crafts.