In Andhra Pradesh, Palamaner Mandal in Chittoor District is well-known for its aesthetically pleasing and diverse Terracotta Pottery. There are more than 20 independent open-air outlets where scores of artisans sell their wares. The mud/clay available locally is thought to be ideal for pottery work. They make a variety of handmade items such as candles, bowls, and musical instruments.
The Kumbhara community from Kannipatakka village is also known for its terracotta production. They bring clay from the ponds nearby to shape it into various traditional daily products like water pots, flower pots, animal figurines like elephants and horses. The recent years have seen diversification in the clay products like sculptures in different sizes and products with decorative elements have become more popular.