The local arts and crafts industry in Kochi is so strong that you will find numerous shops there selling handicraft items. Kochi artisans are very adept and the handicrafts they make have amazing preciseness. Since the price of most of these arts and crafts is quite affordable, these shops are one of the favorite haunts of the tourists.
Handicrafts Products – Kochi
There is a wide range of handicraft items available in the Cochin markets. You will find many items carved out of rosewood, like paper weights, lamp stands, book ends and also figures of elephants, tigers, deer, elephants, fishes then, there will be bell-metal like utensils, lamps, bells and so on and ecologically sensitive art and craft items made of coconut shells like nut bowls, powder boxes, spoons and hookahs. Another not to be missed item is hanging lampshade, made from bamboo.
Handicrafts Kochi – Photos
Street Vendors – Kochi.
There are numbers of street vendors selling handicrafts near the beach bay and beach road of Fort Kochi. Most of the sellers are natives, and some of them coming from other states.
Vermilion – Kochi
Vermilion, colors of culture and tradition. A street vendor selling vermilion and handicraft boxes at Fort Kochi beach bay. Vermilion is a brilliant red or scarlet pigment originally made from the powdered mineral cinnabar.
Eco friendly jute bags for ladies displayed by a street vendor at Fort Kochi beach. There are many leading supplier and exporter of Eco friendly hessian Bags including Small Jute Bags, Large Jute Bags, Plain Jute Bags, Lunch Bags and Gift Bags in Kochi and Kerala.
Jute is a 100 percent biodegradable and Eco-friendly material and do not pollute our environment like plastic products and poly bags, and we should encourage the usage of jute and jute products so that we can also contribute to our environment to make our planet clean and healthy place to live in.