Thursday, January 2, 2014

Beautiful Jute Handicrafts of India

 Jute handicrafts

Jute fiber has the tendency to transform itself into awe inspiring artifacts and handicrafts. Jute handicrafts made from jute are very appealing and are just perfect to adorn the favorite corners of your home, offices, restaurants, hotels, and so forth. Varieties of utility based handicrafts & articles are made from jute that not only augments the household but also finds extensive use. The handmade jute crafts are available in a wide range of colors, designs, shapes, and sizes.

Why Jute Crafts?
Jute is extracted from the fiber of jute tree that is obtained after prolonged soaking in water. This is a 100% natural and biodegradable fiber, keeping the environment green & clean.

Importance of Jute Crafts:
Apart from being eco friendly the jute crafts give natural and soothing look. There are countless varieties of jute crafts that are being used for decoration purpose worldwide. Jute industry also provides employement to thousands of farmers, artisans and traders who are involved in making infinite varieties of jute crafts and artefacts.

Types of Jute Crafts:
Jute crafts include rugs, carpets, footwear, wine bottle bags, carry bags, handbags, wall hangings, jewelry, baskets, coasters, lamp shades, decorative articles and showpieces. These jute crafts are available in all colors, giving wide choices to customers. High grade jute threads are used to make clothes and other items that find extensive demand in the national and international markets.

Jute is mostly grown in West Bengal, which is close to UP, Bihar and Orissa. These are the Indian states, where one can easily get cheap labor for manufacturing jute products. However, there are many brilliant craftsmen who are designing and developing jute artefacts since generations.

Cost of Jute Crafts and Artifacts:
Compared to other agro products, jute is much cheaper, but, when compared with synthetic fibres, Jute is a bit costlier. However, one should not forget the fact that jute is 100% natural, eco-friendly, and biodegradable.

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