Handicrafts of Orissa

There are a lot of handicrafts that have been running as the life force in the cultural land of Odisha (formerly Orissa). Some of which include- Patta Chitra, Sand Art, Metal Work, Silver Filigree, Stone Carving, appliques, dhokra crafts and making Puppets and Masks etc. Having an ancient tradition of making splendid pieces of art by hands Oriya artists have long been presenting their awe inspiring master pieces to the world.