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.
Why is it is Exotic?
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.
The Popularity of Red Sanders
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. Red Sanders and the products derived from the wood is in huge demand especially in countries such as China and Japan, where it is also used for making musical instruments, furniture, sculptures etc. 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.
Red Sander Artefacts, Adding Great Value!
Red Sandalwood and Sandalwood handicrafts have a special appearance and elegance wherein the exquisite look adds an element of artistic finesse. Wooden handicrafts add an extra element of attraction for office places, living spaces and for home decoration.
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. Various handicrafts are made with Red Sandalwood which continues to attract art collectors and customers from all over the world.
The Export Potential
Wooden handicrafts sector in India is a profitable industry mainly due to the range of decorative products, made exclusively for wooden home decoration. Some of the best quality décor and precious handcrafts are made of Red Sandalwood. The novelty of Red Sandalwood products has always made India, a leading handicraft destination in the world with great export potential. The products made out of Red Sanders occupy a pride of place among the wide variety of ‘Made in India’ handicraft items.