The town of Purdilnagar in Uttar Pradesh is famous for its glass bead making activity. The craft is spread across 100km in and around the twon and the surrounding villages. Purdilnagar is the hub for sourcing the raw material.The crafting of the bead is done using two different kind of methods. The first is called Torching and the second is known as Furnace method. The former is primarily carried out by females. The practitioners of Purdilnagar are highly dependent on this craft for their source of income. Simultaneously flourishing activities in the region are mould making for the beads and washing as well as acid cleaning for the beads.