Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Delhi

Central Cottage Industries Emporium

This government-run multilevel store is a wonderful treasure trove of fixed-price, India-wide handicrafts. Prices are higher than in the state emporiums, but the selection of woodcarvings, jewellery, pottery, papier…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Delhi

Dilli Haat

This open-air food-and-crafts market is a cavalcade of colour and sells regional handicrafts from all over India; bargain hard. With lots of food stands it’s also a good place to sample cheap, delicious regional spe…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Delhi


Crafts, curios, textiles and homewares from the Crafts Council of India, designed with flair and using traditional techniques but offering some contemporary, out-of-the-ordinary designs.
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Agra

Subhash Emporium

Some of the pieces on display at this renowned marble shop are simply stunning. While more expensive than many other shops, you definitely get what you pay for: high-quality stone and master craftsmanship. Some of t…
Top Choice Art in Bengaluru

Kynkyny Art Gallery

A sophisticated commercial gallery inside a stunning colonial-era building with works by contemporary Indian artists, priced suitably for all budgets. Also sells outstanding designer furniture.
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Ahmedabad (Amdavad)


The retail outlet of the Self-Employed Women’s Association (SEWA), Hansiba sells colourful woven and embroidered shawls, saris, beautifully embroidered ladies' tunics and wall hangings.
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Around Bhubaneswar

Soumya Handicraft

Near Chausath Yogini, a 15km autorickshaw ride from Bhubaneswar (₹450 return), the fascinating Soumya Handicraft is the small workshop-gallery of a local artist who paints, carves and sells his work from his home. O…
Arts & Crafts in Bhuj

Kutch Mahila Vikas Sangathan (Qasab)

Qasab is a grassroots organisation, comprising over 12,000 rural women (1200 artisans), that pays members a dividend of the profits and invests money to meet social needs. The embroidery and patchwork are exquisite,…
Art in Mumbai

Indian Hippy

Indian Hippy will put your name in lights, with custom-designed vintage Bollywood posters hand-painted on canvas by the original studio artists (a dying breed since the advent of digital illustrating). Bring (or ema…
Arts & Crafts in Jaipur


This state-government-run emporium, opposite Ajmer Gate, is packed with quality Rajasthani artefacts and crafts, including enamelwork, embroidery, pottery, woodwork, jewellery, puppets, block-printed sheets, miniatu…