Traditional toys of India

• Channapatna toys, Karnataka
Bestowed with Geographical Indication tag, the vibrant lacquer non-toxic wooden Channapatna toys of Karnataka are in great demand across the world.

• ‎Ghurni clay dolls, West Bengal
Displayed in handicraft museums across the world, the Krishnanagar clay dolls are unique in realism and finish.

• ‎Thanjavur dolls, Tamil Nadu
Bestowed with Geographical Indication status by GoI, these tradional handmade roly-poly toys are made of terracota material, with total weight concentrated at the bottom, which generates a dance-like continous movement.

• ‎Nirmal toys and craft, Telangana
They encompass a 400-year-old tradition of making soft wood toys and paintings, which use natural dyes.

• ‎Kondapali Bommalu, Andhra Pradesh
The handcrafted toys depicting mythology, animals, rural life are made from soft wood Tella Poniki, which is found in the Kondapalli Hills.

• Wooden toys, Kerala
The exquisite figures of mythological figures, dancers, animals and birds display the extraordinary artistic skills of Kerala.

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