Exotic handicrafts are those which are derived from rare plant species and wood, something which makes Indian handicrafts always special. There is a unique collection of handicrafts, idols and other artifacts created through Red Sandalwood. It is an endangered species found only in certain forest areas of South India.Red Sanders is a rare form of wood. The growth of this tree species in extremely slow and it takes some decades to gain the right thickness. The deep red-color and its sturdy properties and the fact that it doesn’t lose its shape under harsh temperatures and humidity makes it invaluable for handicrafts.
The Handicraft items which are made from Red sanders are always in great demand. The main reasons for its popularity are the antiquity of the material as well as the traditional designs that are finely and specially engraved on them.
Creating masterpieces from Red Sanders is not an easy task, it involves mastery over many years. Therefore, only skilled craftsmen are involved in this form of art who create priceless artefacts from this unique wood. An enticing range of wooden decorative items are made using the Red Sandalwood by highly skilled workers with great expertise in the handicraft domain.
There are many items made using this endangered species such as wooden box, wooden temples, wooden crafts, handcrafted jewelry boxes wooden trays, wooden articles, wooden gift boxes, as well as red sandalwood beads, few jewelry items, divine idols, pooja items and many more.
These products are finely made under proper guidance of experts, and the shining surface of the red sandalwood products gives it a royal appearance. The novelty of Red Sandalwood products has always made India, a leading handicraft destination in the world with great export potential.